Category Archives: Q&A

Hoof Problems and Farrier Observation

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  The upcoming issue of the Natural Angle has a section dealing with observations farriers have to make with every horse they work on. This may become a regular section for the Natural Angle and we hope readers will feel … Continue reading

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Grinders and Expander Wheels for Farrier Use

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FPD has been selling Baldor grinders and various attachments for a number of years. Grinder set ups have become an integral part of the professional farrier’s rig. One of the most effective attachments is the expander wheel. The wheel does not … Continue reading

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Osage Orange – for anyone curious about farrier use of Hedgeapples

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Jerry Pennington caught me off guard when he told me the handle of the knife he made came from the wood of a hedgeapple tree (Osage Orange). I’ve seen hedgeapples in my life so I knew what he was referring to, but … Continue reading

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