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Understand Why Horses Stumble

Farriers often hear an owner say, “My horse stumbled, so my trainer said to tell you to rocker the toes.” Many trainers and owners believe that a rolled or rocker toe is all that is needed to “correct” stumbling.
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Shoeing For A Living

A Shoeing Career Built On A Strong Foundation

Attention to top-notch service has paid off for Florida farrier Daryl Bean

The first and only stop on Daryl Bean's "Shoeing For A Living" day is a good testimony to the importance of giving every horse and client top-notch service.


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Hoof Care As Preventative Maintenance

Grant Moon urges farriers to head off problems in advance during final Wagon Mound Ranch Supply shoeing clinic
Grant Moon sees horseshoeing, in part, as a program of preventative maintenance. He told about 75 horseshoers at a clinic at Wagon Mound Ranch Supply in Solano, N.M., that a big part of their job is preventing injuries while maximizing performance.
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Shoeing Effect on Phases of the Stance

Study finds new rolled-toe shoe model improves breakover smoothness, lessens impact and loading
Does a rolled-toe shoe really have any effect on breakover? Farriers have long felt that it does, but scientific evidence of this — as well as for many other questions regarding the effect of trimming and shoeing — has been sadly lacking.
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Studs: Placement Is The Key

They’ll add traction and improve performance — so long as you know where to put them
Most farriers have had experience using studs at some point in their career; be it for winter traction, or for a performance aspect.
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Hammer & Anvil

Fishtail Forging for Calgary

Mastering this forging challenge will add a useful support device to your shoeing bag of tricks and also let you share in Calgary Mail-In Shoeing Exercise prizes

Believe it or not, it is already time to start working on another Calgary Mail-In shoe.


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Breaking in Keg Shoes

Breaking in Keg Shoes

California farrier says making a few minor adjustments improves the fit.

When you buy a new pair of boots, they may need a little “breaking in” before they’ll fit comfortably.


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