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Pat Tearney
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It's A Simple Job Except When It's Not

Some thoughts on the K.I.S.S. method of farriery

I've heard a lot of farriers champion the so-called K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stupid) method for horseshoeing. But I've heard some of the same farriers then describe their "simple" system. It includes assessing the horse's conformation, age, work, environment, hoof-horn quality, hoof-wall thickness, sole type, frog health, past history, any current or recent lamnesses or problems, trainer requirements and rider needs and style.


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TAKE IT SLOW

Shoeing Reiners, Calf Ropers

Understanding how the foot and leg work together is essential before you shoe these performance horses

WHILE THE SUCCESS of top performing reiners and calf-roping horses depends on their ability to slide, several Oklahoma farriers and trainers maintain there are some distinct shoeing differences.


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2019 Well-Shod Spring Clinic

Collinsville, Texas, farrier Danny Anderson offers his insights into trimming and shoeing reiners and cow horses during the mid-May 2019 Well-Shod clinic in Amarillo, Texas.

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