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Lacing And Patching Cracks: Still Getting Horses Back Into Competition

Decades after Ian McKinlay patched his first crack, the New Jersey farrier still has success with the practice when the case dictates
Growing up in Ontario, Ian McKinlay learned crack repair from his father J.C., a pioneer in the practice. J.C. McKinlay started repairing cracks in Ontario in the 1960s, primarily with Standardbreds at Toronto’s Greenwood Mohawk Racetrack and his farm. The younger McKinlay told attendees of the March Razerhorse clinic in Denton, Texas, that his late father would be amazed at how farriers have adapted his work in lacing and patching cracks.
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Online Extras: May/June 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos with Ritner Goff discussing his successful apprentice program
  • Videos with Ian McKinley detailing his process for lacing and patching cracks
  • Videos with Fabio Gnoatto talking about his trimming and shoeing philosophy
  • Information about the 2016 National Farriers Week and submitting your farrier tributes
  • Article about using a TIG welder
  • Video with Sam Fabilia showing his DIY farrier rig workstation

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Briefings: April 2016

Laminar Stretching Is An Indication Of Subclinical Laminitis

When observing laminar stretching at the toe, Chapel Hill, N.C., equine veterinarian Dick Mansmann advised attendees at March’s North Carolina State Equine Health Symposium of the need for radiographs to determine the extent of the laminitis — regardless of how sound the horse is.


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Briefings

Clients who make it clear during conversations that they see good hoof care as an essential part of being a good provider for their horses are sending you a message, says John Suttle.


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Many Benefits For Glue-On Shoes

Glue-on shoe experts come together to share the secrets of their success
One of the many controversial topics in farriery remains gluing on horseshoes. There are farriers who have reasons for not using them.
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Patching Cracks, Gluing Shoes

Racetrack farrier Ian McKinlay has built a solid reputation for having the answers for tackling cracks, wall separations and thin hoof walls
Ian McKinlay's shoeing rig is different than what you'll find being used by most farriers. First, the rig used by the South Amboy, N.J., blacksmith is a 2008 Lincoln Continental Town Car.
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