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Harry Spinks Dip WCF

Posted By on January 26th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized
Harry Spinks Dip WCF

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!!

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Foot Infection

Posted By on October 1st, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Foot Infection

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 […]

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Congratulations to Owen Cooper

Posted By on September 26th, 2014 | Filed under General
Congratulations to Owen Cooper

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 […]

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Half Heart Bar Shoes

Posted By on September 26th, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Half Heart Bar Shoes

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 […]

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Broken Foot and Hoof Infection

Posted By on September 26th, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Broken Foot and Hoof Infection

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.

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Remedial Rebuilding with Glue

Posted By on September 26th, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Remedial Rebuilding with Glue

3. This horse had a bad foot infection and needed help on its way out. The hoof was cut back and rebuilt using glue.

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Remedial Glue on Shoes

Posted By on September 26th, 2014 | Filed under The Practice
Remedial Glue on Shoes

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 […]

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Open Toed Heartbar Shoe

Posted By on September 25th, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Open Toed Heartbar Shoe

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 […]

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Blacksmith and Farrier United

Posted By on September 24th, 2014 | Filed under General, The Practice
Blacksmith and Farrier United

When Blacksmiths and Farriers unite!! With Birdie Blacksmith getting a new vice fitted that he’s made especially for the new van!  

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Hoof Rebuilding with Glue

Posted By on September 23rd, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Hoof Rebuilding with Glue

2. The shoe is nailed on

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