In most cases, it’s fairly easy to determine that a foal’s legs are crooked when observing the limbs while standing in front of the horse. Yet, that’s not the correct manner in which to examine it, according to Cornell University Equine Hospital veterinarian Norm Ducharme.
When it comes to shoeing tools, Doug Dutcher has this advice for getting a better grip. “Wrap your rounding hammer handle with VetWrap,” says the farrier who shoes in Fulton and Montgomery counties in New York.
Illinois farrier Vern Powell shares the benefits of looking at feet in terms of steel length instead of a standard factory shoe sizes. It could give you a leg up in a forging competition or when sitting for an examination.
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