Great week last week as Harry now got his Dipwcf qualification! Really proud of how hard he has worked for the last few (five!) years and he has been a real credit to us all. Well done Harry!!
Foot infection sorted! Anglo Arab endurance mare with recurrent and on-going abscesses on right fore at Hook Norton Vets. It nerve blocked out to foot. Nothing out of the ordinary on X-ray. Then we took the shoe off!! And found […]
Huge Congratulations to Owen Cooper and Don Dante winning the Medium Restricted at the Nationals. Brilliant to have such wonderful local talent and we are glad to be part of your team. Congratulations from all of us at BT Benson […]
An example of some half heart bars made and fitted out the van this morning. He is an 18 year old a ex hunt horse retired through lameness after 8 seasons whipping in. Rehabbed back into soundness by his owner […]
1. The horse came to us with a hoof infection, that needed some help on its way out. With some patience, skill and lots of glue, the hoof was repaired.
3. This horse had a bad foot infection and needed help on its way out. The hoof was cut back and rebuilt using glue.
Seriously interesting day today with Andrew Poynton at a remedial Farriery imprint clinic, learning how to glue imprint shoes on to help number of issues especially about managing acute and chronic laminitics. Got to glue a shoe on myself and […]
2. We then made and fabricated a open toed Heartbar shoe to be able to give caudal support to the foot and then load the frog but still allowing the sole infection tracts to be poulticed and kept clean. The […]
When Blacksmiths and Farriers unite!! With Birdie Blacksmith getting a new vice fitted that he’s made especially for the new van!
2. The shoe is nailed on