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Toe Grabs Up to 4 mm are OK

The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Safety Committee modifies its previous recommendation regarding toe grabs, which may lead farriers and trainers to adjust and manufacturers and dealers to scramble
Last summer, The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Safety Committee (TSC) based on recommendations from the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Shoeing and Hoof Care Committee recommended that toe grabs on the fronts of racing Thoroughbreds longer than 2 mm should be banned.
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Glue-On Alternatives Still Work

Glue-on cuffs, adaptor pads, therapeutic kits remain a viable option for shoers

Despite the advancements in today’s adhesives, acrylics and other types of materials that can be used to build up and repair damaged feet, there are still a wide variety of other options out there that can help fill a farrier’s specific needs.

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Horseshoers Union Numbers Skyrocket

Merger with other trades boosts numbers from fewer than 100 members to almost 40,000, offering shoers a possible savings on insurance benefits

FARRIERS MAY PRIDE themselves on being their own boss and owning their own company, but with the expansion of the International Union of Journeymen Horseshoers of the United States and Canada, now may be the time for shoers to think about joining a union.

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Running With The Rules

Racetrack farriers need to know not just what horse they’re shoeing, but where and how he’ll be competing

 There's more to being a racetrack farrier than being able to shoe a horse for maximum speed and performance. 

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