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Heard at the Summit

Heart Bars As Remodeling Tools

Pennsylvania farrier uses the shoe to keep competitive hunters and jumpers at work and in competition
Heart bar horseshoes are best known for their use in treating laminitic horses, but Steve Teichman, a farrier from Unionville, Pa., has also found them to be a very valuable tool in keeping the equine athletes in his care going, as well as a useful tool in reshaping problem hooves.
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The Right Shoe

For Better Flotation, Try A D-Bar Shoe

How, when and where to use this alternative to egg bars

While the D bar is another form of an egg bar shoe, it doesn’t increase the amount of bony column support since it is normally the same length as a regular open shoe. However, it does increase flotation, which makes it a very valuable shoe.


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Farriers' Roundtable

“What are the major concerns about frog pressure and what would you do about it when shoeing?”
“What are the major concerns about frog pressure and what would you do about it when shoeing?”
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