Items Tagged with 'support'



From the AFJ Archives: May/June 2018

September/October 1996
1996 Article Overview Phil Fisher of Hastings, Neb., approached this article with a straightforward purpose: inform readers about how to shoe reining horses. At the time Fisher wrote this article, he was shoeing a few successful top reiners. This motivated him to share his own methods to farriers who might not be as familiar with reiners.
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From the AFJ Archives: April 2018

July/August 1983
1983 ARTICLE OVERVIEW Steve Kraus, head of Farrier Services and senior lecturer at Cornell University, originally wrote this article for the 1983 July/August issue of American Farriers Journal. As a private practice farrier in Trumansburg, N.Y., Kraus originally approached this subject with the intent to clarify the purpose of Scotch bottom shoes and share his method of creating this complicated type of shoe.
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2012 AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic

[Video] Need For Support Shoes

American Farriers Journal Editor/Publisher Frank Lessiter met up with Jeff Ridley (Leighton, Iowa) at the 2012 Nature Farms Farrier Supply Clinic. In this video, Ridley emphasizes the importance of support in selecting a shoe, and discusses how different shoes do (or do not) provide necessary support.
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Farriers' Roundtable

When extending the heels of a shoe beyond the back of the foot, how do you balance the horse’s need for support with concerns about leverage created by the steel hanging out behind the foot?
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