It’s important to have a memorized sequence of performing farrier skills so nothing is left out. This is the sequence we teach at Butler Professional Farrier School. The image in the mind guides the craftsman’s hands. This sequence must be practiced until it becomes a habit.
Consider horse, shoe wear, and conditions
Consider position of P3 bone when cutting frog, sole, and wall
3. SHOE MAKING OR SELECTION
Consider horse, foot, and preference
4. SHOE FITTING
Consider practical protection and support
Consider safety, position in foot, and size of nail
Consider safety, clinch strength, and smoothness
Consider soundness, fit to prior set standard, and overall appearance
Butler Professional Horseshoeing School
495 Table Road
Crawford, NE 69339
If you think you want to become a farrier (or know someone who does), this book can help you make that decision. Horse owners will learn the importance of choosing a qualified farrier and how to select the “right” one.
[ Get the e-Book Now! ]