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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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How Comfortable Are You With Radiography?

If you’re not working with equine veterinarians to get a look inside problem hooves, you might not be doing all you can for the horses and their owners. Here’s how to get more involved with this technology
Sooner or later, most every farrier will come across a problem foot and wonder what's going on inside the hoof wall. So, when is it right for a farrier to request radiographs, and what's to be expected after such a request?
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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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PENCILING THE HEEL
Modifying Keg Shoes

Penciled Heel Helps Keep Concave Shoe From Sticking

Missouri farrier says adaptation improves footing for reining and cutting horses
Lessons learned can have more than one application. Missouri farrier Jamey Carsel, for instance, took something he learned at a Bob Marshall forging clinic and adapted it to a useful keg shoe modification.
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It All Came From Trying To Save $35

Ozarks-area shoer’s career began as a simple way of saving a few bucks
Jamey Carsel does his shoeing on the fringe of the Ozarks Mountains, in the area where four states — Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma — come together.
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