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
We have a new member to the team! Alex Taylor is a newly qualified Farrier and has been with us for a couple of weeks and will be helping us a few days a week for the foreseeable future! He […]
I recently had the chance to work down in London again as the lead Farrier for the Global Champions Tour at the Olympic stadium in Stratford. It was 4 days competition watching the top 40 riders in the world battle […]
We have 2 new faces to add to the team now with one making immediate appearance and one at the end of the year. Jack is now part of the team and is in his final year of his apprenticeship. […]