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Turning a low-cost horse trailer into a shoeing rig lets this farrier use his truck for many other purposes
Several years ago, Dave Ferguson decided he no longer wanted to dedicate an expensive pickup truck 100% to shoeing work. As a result, the Cambridge, Md., shoer switched to a shoeing trailer that he could unhook when he wanted to use the truck for other purposes.
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Cutting Back on Shoe Loss on Hard-Working Western Horses

Farriers share tips for keeping shoes in place while still supplying proper support for horses working in arenas and ranches
On occasion almost any horse will experience the loss of a shoe catching it on a gate or fence while pawing and jerking it off, or scrambling in deep mud and stepping it off, or some other abnormal situation. Some horses, however, routinely pull their shoes off due to the way they travel and overreach. In these cases, careful measures must be taken to eliminate foot contact.
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What His Truck Says About Him

Indiana farrier Rusty Derrer has an eye-catching shoeing rig and the skills to back it up
Shoeing out of Cicero, Ind., farrier Rusty Derrer used to work on several types of horses, including a large number of drafts.
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