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Fullering To Perfection

A few recommendations can help you efficiently crease handmade shoes
Keg shoes typically come with a crease in the ground surface, but are they worth the effort to craft into your handmade shoes? And if so, what are the keys to proper fullering? Chad Chance, a veteran farrier in Pilot Point, Texas, 30 minutes north of Dallas, creases 95% of his shoes and says, “I’m fullering every day.”
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What Makes A Good Clip?

Farriers offer critical advice on how to properly apply clipped shoes
When a well-clipped shoe is applied correctly, it sure looks sharp on a horse’s hoof. Some farriers will even go so far as to call them sexy. Proclivities aside, they serve an important function. “Clips are mainly used to improve the security of the shoe on the foot and relieve stress on the nails,” says Tucumcari, N.M., farrier Jim Keith. “They can be applied anywhere around the wall perimeter, but usually only in the anterior half due to their ability to constrict wall movement. They may be used to contain wall flares.”
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Modifying Keg Shoes

Hall Of Fame farrier Bob Smith delivers practical tips from his decades in the industry. He includes modifications for specific shoeing situations, including sport horses, as well as general tips to improve forging skills. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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