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Hoof Trimming Via Hoof Mapping

Veteran farrier finds technique helps avoid trimming too much or too little from horses’ hooves
When trimming hooves for shoeing or for a horse that’s going barefoot, I see a lot of up-and-coming farriers go through stages of either trimming too little or too much hoof. The right touch is tough to learn.
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Modifying Keg Shoes

Modification For Adding Lateral Support

Cow-hocked horses benefit from wider-heel adjustment
This keg shoe modification is a good way to provide a wider lateral heel and a slightly longer lateral heel for horses that need lateral support on their hind feet.
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