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Shoeing A Horse

Postby Major Starbold » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:56 pm

I used to watch a farrier or my old man shoe a horse when I was young, they would let me, under strict supervision do a bit of rasping/knocking in nails, I was fascinated.

The first consideration is the safety, comfort of the horse.

I went to my mates today to see about shooting, he had the farrier there, guess what, I asked if I could have a go, he agreed and it brought back memories, I rasped off flat, shaped the hoof ok but the clipping was not quite good enough, I set one shoe and after he adjusted it I knocked in 6 nails no damage done, I enjoyed it but you do get back ache.

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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Dean » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:58 pm

Unless you filmed it, why the fuck have you posted this in the Showbiz forum?
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Stooo » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:01 pm

Dean wrote:Unless you filmed it, why the fuck have you posted this in the Showbiz forum?


Dementia...
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Dean » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:06 pm

Stooo wrote:
Dean wrote:Unless you filmed it, why the fuck have you posted this in the Showbiz forum?


Dementia...


I wonder if he thinks people actually believe these threads he posts?
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Stooo » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:08 pm

Dean wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Dean wrote:Unless you filmed it, why the fuck have you posted this in the Showbiz forum?


Dementia...


I wonder if he thinks people actually believe these threads he posts?


Only Markey really, abandoning the thread sort of stops any discussion if the OP is going to bugger off.
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Dean » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:09 pm

Stupid old cunt needs a new trick...
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Stooo » Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:30 pm

Dean wrote:Stupid old cunt needs a new trick...


I can drag it on a bit for self promotion and boredom if you like but it would be a repost of my experiences of fucking up when driving offroad.
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Bella » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:38 pm

Prompted to look at horses being shoed by this post :bawlin: Now wondering why they need "shoes" when other animals don't :???:
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Stooo » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:47 pm

Bella wrote:Prompted to look at horses being shoed by this post :bawlin: Now wondering why they need "shoes" when other animals don't :???:


Traction?
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Bella » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:36 pm

Stooo wrote:
Bella wrote:Prompted to look at horses being shoed by this post :bawlin: Now wondering why they need "shoes" when other animals don't :???:


Traction?


Just looked it up , not keen on this one :bawlin:

To Protect the Hoof From Ammonia

Horses are sometimes kept stabled for 12 to 22 hours a day, standing in a stall that is usually cleaned only once a day. This exposes the hoof to ammonia. In the past this was one of the main reasons behind the development of the shoe, and is still one of the reasons why they are so important on horses that are kept stabled for any length of time. The shoe lifts the hoof up off the manure and urine just enough to make a differenc


https://horses.knoji.com/why-do-domesti ... es-do-not/

Guessing its generally due to them walking on tarmac etc
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Stooo » Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:39 pm

Bella wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Bella wrote:Prompted to look at horses being shoed by this post :bawlin: Now wondering why they need "shoes" when other animals don't :???:


Traction?


Just looked it up , not keen on this one :bawlin:

To Protect the Hoof From Ammonia

Horses are sometimes kept stabled for 12 to 22 hours a day, standing in a stall that is usually cleaned only once a day. This exposes the hoof to ammonia. In the past this was one of the main reasons behind the development of the shoe, and is still one of the reasons why they are so important on horses that are kept stabled for any length of time. The shoe lifts the hoof up off the manure and urine just enough to make a differenc


https://horses.knoji.com/why-do-domesti ... es-do-not/

Guessing its generally due to them walking on tarmac etc


And fields full of stones when they were used for ploughing.
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Major Starbold » Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:30 pm

Stooo wrote:
Dean wrote:Unless you filmed it, why the fuck have you posted this in the Showbiz forum?


Dementia...


Stooo, in your Showbiz section you have SPORTS, the horse is a hunter, hunting is a sport., hope this helps you.
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby McAz » Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:53 pm

Major Starbold wrote:...the horse is a hunter, hunting is a sport., hope this helps you.

What do horses hunt?
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby Major Starbold » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:11 pm

McAz wrote:
Major Starbold wrote:...the horse is a hunter, hunting is a sport., hope this helps you.

What do horses hunt?


TROLLS.
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Re: Shoeing A Horse

Postby McAz » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:51 pm

Major Starbold wrote:
McAz wrote:
Major Starbold wrote:...the horse is a hunter, hunting is a sport., hope this helps you.

What do horses hunt?


TROLLS.


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