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Razor-Sharp Advice

Adopting a new perspective on sharpening your hoof knife can extend its life and keep money in your pocket
As a farrier, there aren't many tools you use more frequently than your hoof knife.
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Taking Draft Horse Trimming to a New Plane

California farrier improves his efficiency by trimming feet with a powered carpenter’s planer
When Pablo Calderon, a farrier from Riverside, Calif., started thinking about a more efficient way of trimming the hooves of draft horses, he drew on his knowledge of horsemanship as well as that of an area that would seem totally unrelated to draft horses — his trade as a machinist.
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Shoeing For A Living

Shoeing In The Green Mountains

Vermont farrier plies his trade in picturesque setting
It's late March in Vermont. The temperatures are slowly rising, melting more and more of the snow and ice that has held the valleys, peaks and ridge lines in its grip during the winter months.
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Shoeing For A Living

Shoeing To Fit A Need

New York farrier Tom Martin’s philosophy is to find what works for a particular horse, then deliver it

AS TOM MARTIN pilots his shoeing rig down winding upstate New York roads on a cold February morning, a number of cars pull over to the side and let him pass.


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New Knives Need Work

Trim the tool to fit the job before you trim the hoof
New hoof knives might be inexpensive but molding that knife into a pain-free, useful tool is priceless, says Bob Schantz, owner of the Spanish Lake Blacksmithing Shop in Foristell, Mo.
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