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How To Make Your Rasps Last Longer

One of the most consumable tools you have in your farrier box is a rasp. In many cases, if it lasts a week, you’re doing well. Uniondale, Pa., farrier Steve Teichman’s rasps last five or six times longer.
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Hoof-Care Email Q&A

Share your single most important piece of advice on maintaining your shoeing tools (hand tools, power tools, etc.).
Share your single most important piece of advice on maintaining your shoeing tools (hand tools, power tools, etc.)
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Punches and Fullers and Shoes That Stay On

Often taken for granted while they take a pounding day after day, punches and fullers are important tools in sound fundamental shoeing

It’s easy to overlook punches and fullers, tools that are beat on every day, often abused and replaced relatively often. But remember, Chip Hunt says, “The main thing holding a horseshoe on is a nail head that fits the shoe. It’s the nail head fitting tight and contacting with the shoe on all four sides of the nail.”


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