The many appliances used in high fidelity farriery…
These Kerckhaert Classic Rollers are my preferred shoe on most of my sport horses. I think they offer the most natural protection and traction with the most precise punching. This is a difficult manufacturing problem, and Kerckhaert leads the way.Read More »
Drill tech aka borium: These are different products, but people seem to call it all borium. I typically use drill tech which is what is in this picture. It is used mostly on fox hunters and trail riders that are often on the roads.
Dressage hand made hind with lateral trailer to balance a rather distorted hoof.
Kerckhaert DF Grand Prix with lateral trailer
The few horses I have that just won’t hold a shoe when they get sore have been casted with excellent success. These horses have been through the therapeutic wringer, so to speak. It is typical for previous farriers (and myself) to have thrown up our hands after a long row of veterinary prescribed glue ons, [...]Read More »
Open toe bar shoe
Used primarily for laminitis or seedy toe.
Heart bar used with quarter cracks
Rail shoe: Used mostly for chronic laminitis and/or de-rotation in conjunction with a tenotomy.
Palmar plates: The ugly one on top (built during a cold rainy wind storm) is to apply frog pressure to restore function and the pretty one on the bottom (built in the shop) is to remove pressure for a fractured coffin bone.
Aluminum bar/ plate shoe.