balancing the hoof

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All About Balance

MY PHILOSOPHY OF THE HOOF-LINE

MY PHILOSOPHY OF THE HOOF-LINE The hoof/pastern angle must be parallel. The front of the pedal bone must be parallel ...
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THE AFTER EFFECTS OF LEVELLING THE HOOF (PART TWO – THE HIND FEET)

My statement that there is no such thing as a naturally cow-hocked horse often raises a few eyebrows, so I ...
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THE AFTER EFFECTS OF LEVELLING THE HOOF (part 1)

To even begin to understand HOW and WHY a crooked hoof regrows crooked, we need to look closely at the ...
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WHAT IS A T-SQUARE IN THE HOOF?

When balancing the hoof, it is imperative to check for a correct T-square down the back of the pastern. A ...
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EVOLUTION OF THE ‘HOOF-LINE’

I have been shoeing horses for 50 years this year, and in the 1990’s I spent eight years as Head ...
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A BALANCE OF OPINION

When I was a young jackeroo, the boss made the comment ‘If you want to find a shortcut way to ...
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BALANCING THE HOOF MY WAY

What does it mean to ‘Balance the Hoof’? Ask any farrier if he balances the hoof and he will say ...
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