Items Tagged with 'rim shoes'



Shoeing for the Rodeo

Knowing what questions to ask can take a lot of the mystery out of preparing horses for competition
After wrapping up the latest rodeo season with the National Finals in Las Vegas, Nev., some farriers might have an interest in shoeing the horses in this popular all-American sport. However, like most disciplines, hoof care for rodeo horses often requires more than meets the eye.
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Farrier explains how the horses who carry New York's Tallest are kept safe and sound and shares what he's learned about traction
The New York City Police Department has 100 horses to patrol the city's five boroughs.
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Shoeing Feedlot Horses

Four veteran shoers share what they’ve learned about this challenging type of work
Shoeing feedlot horses can be more challenging than shoeing racehorses, show horses or trail horses. Most feedlot horses work constantly, in some of the worst conditions imaginable. Here's some advice from four experienced shoers on what you can expect in shoeing feedlot horses and the importance of different environmental and weather conditions.
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Shoeing Cutting Horses

With quick stops and turns, the way these horses are shod is critical
Horses that compete in strenuous athletic events like cutting must be able to perform at peak ability. Because agility is so important, proper footcare is essential so that the horse can do his best job and have his feet and legs hold up for a successful career.
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