Bob Shirley

Bob Shirley

Bob Shirley of Fallbrook, Calif., has shod horses for 46 years. He shoes competitive hunter, jumper and dressage horses, along with lesson horses.


“Grooving” Away Hoof Cracks

An electrically-heated iron makes it easy to burn grooves into the hoof wall to halt the progression of cracks
One of the things I’ve always feared is dealing with hoof cracks, specifically toe cracks. Conventional crack treatment usually requires frequent monitoring and additional follow-up repairs.
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