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What is a Farrier …

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What is a Farrier …

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 15:58

Learn about the 4 major services a farrier provides and how the farrier's knowledge and expertise are invaluable to you as a horse owner …

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Scheduling the Farrier

EquiMed Staff

Scheduling the Farrier

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 16:00

Learn how to make sure you and the farrier you hire are on the same page when it comes to emergencies and regular hoof care for your horse …

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Farrier's Prices

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Farrier's Prices

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 16:48

Although no general article can address the costs of a farrier in a particular area, learn about the value of a farrier's services and the support a competent …

What Kind of Training Does a Farrier Have …

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 16:58

In the USA, most states do not have a licensing program for farriers, so a wide quality gap may occur among practicing farriers in many areas. Other countries …

Hoof Care Tip

The slope of the pastern should roughly match the slope of the toe of the hoof. Ideally, this angle is approximately 50 degrees, but may vary due to the horse's natural conformation.

Horse Hoof Care Performed by the Farrier

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 17:16

All horses require periodic hoof care. Here are the 6 foot care activities better left to a professional farrier …

hoof care
/ho͝of,ho͞of ker/
noun
  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of the horny part of the foot of an ungulate animal, especially a horse.
  2. to shoe or not to shoe, that is the question.

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