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No Need To Lose That High Nail

This simple trick will let you get a nail where you can clinch it without having to drive a new one
When shoeing in your everyday practice, it is common to drive a nail just a bit too high to clinch.
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How To Match Nails To Your Horseshoes

Considering these points when selecting which nail to use will result in making a better choice
No one in their right mind would suggest that the anatomy of the horseshoe nail is as complex as the horse. Nonetheless, Steve Kraus says it is important for farriers to understand the parts of the nail to make decisions in why to use a particular type. The Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center clinician delivered a swift review of horseshoe nails at the 2015 International Hoof-Care Summit.
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[Video] Trade Show: VICTORY Reveals New Nail

Dave Erb of VICTORY Racing Plate Co. tells American Farriers Journal about their newest nail, a line of rolled horseshoe nails, which they are unveiling to 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees.
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FIT TO STICK

Punches and Fullers and Shoes That Stay On

Often taken for granted while they take a pounding day after day, punches and fullers are important tools in sound fundamental shoeing

It’s easy to overlook punches and fullers, tools that are beat on every day, often abused and replaced relatively often. But remember, Chip Hunt says, “The main thing holding a horseshoe on is a nail head that fits the shoe. It’s the nail head fitting tight and contacting with the shoe on all four sides of the nail.”


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Briefings

Make sure that your shoeing clients understand the importance of providing you with a good safe working environment for shoeing their horses.


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