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Gluing on Shoes, Curtis Burns Style

Florida farrier not only invented his own glue-on shoe, he’s developed his own meticulous methods for putting them on
While having breakfast at Palm Beach Farrier Supply last winter, some of the other regulars suggested that I interview local farrier Curtis Burns about his shop and business, Burns Polyflex Shoe.
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Glue-ons and Foals: Two Alternatives From Simple Materials

Methods allow customized fits in special situations.
Attaching shoes to the feet of foals is often a daunting task. The very reasons for shoeing often require extensions that are difficult to maintain on any age horse, while the complication of a foal's long limbs, lack of training and limited hoof capsule for attachment can make for an extremely trying experience.
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Prepare to Glue

Overcoming doubts about application methods and reliability can enable you and the horses to benefit from glue-on shoes

“There’s nothing intuitive about nailing a shoe on a horse. It’s a skill we develop to the point that most farriers drive in a nail and wring off the end without even thinking about what they’re doing.


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Farrier Earns His Stripes

Racetrack shoer shares special tricks of shoeing Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo’s zebras
Racetrack farriers expect to deal with a certain number of temperamental animals. But Joe Trhlik has dealt with some that literally belong in a zoo.
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