Occasionally, I come across a horse shoe that looks like this. For whatever reason, this horse kicks it’s stall wall and warps his hind shoe in the toe. It seems that it would make the horse lame, but surprisingly, I don’t know that I have ever seen lameness in the few situations where this happens….Continue reading →
This modification isn’t specific to jumpers, but I find that they are the ones I am most often putting them on. Occasionally, I put them on dressage horses as well. Extended heels, or trailers are useful to effect the timing of hind feet. They can delay the heels from leaving the ground for a fraction…Continue reading →
This is my first youtube video. I just wanted to upload something to check out how it works. Nothing fancy or even very interesting, just me nailing on a shoe.
I accept cash, checks and bitcoin at the time of service. For a while, I am offering 10% off for payments in bitcoin. Why bitcoin? If you are not at the barn when I take care of your horse’s hooves, and don’t want to leave a blank check, bitcoin is a great way to send…Continue reading →
This is just a simple case I thought would be interesting to watch over time. I think the hooves are a little too narrow and oblong in shape. This guy got some new shoes, so this is a good point of reference for the future.Continue reading →
I learned this lesson often. Equithane does not work well if it is cold. If it isn’t properly warmed up, I end up squeezing it so hard that it breaks the tube. That is not fun. When the temperature is below freezing, it seems that it needs to be warmed more to make up for…Continue reading →
This article applies to horses that are living and working outside during the winter. Most show horses that live in training and show stables live and work inside during winter conditions After about 25 years of horseshoeing in the Cincinnati area, I have a few ways to keep us all working in reasonable comfort –…Continue reading →