Hot shoeing horses
When that horse blew, it was a Big Deal. As noted, there is much more a farrier can do with a piece of hot steel and that, in and of itself, usually requires a more skilled mechanic. Refer to the following points for general guidelines: Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums! Originally posted by Petstorejunkie View Post. What are it's pros and con's?
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Hot Shoeing vs Cold Shoeing I can remember being very nervous the first time I fit a hot shoe to a live horse. The combination of hot metal. In some cases it's best to fit a horse with shoes fresh off a forge.
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Hot shoeing may aid a smooth interface, but a good job of trimming ought to. The old-timers go misty eyed when they recall the sight and the smell of the local blacksmith fitting hot shoes to the horses, and I for one still.
In this process, I press the hot shoe into the hoof slightly harder so that the hoof molds to the shoe. He gets to stand there and smell the smoke all day, watching it come off the feet, and he gets used to it.
What are it's pros and con's? A commitment to CE is not reflected by whether one hot shoes or cold shoes.
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There's a popular belief that hot shoeing doesn't harm a horse. However, that's not necessarily true. A horse certainly won't feel it when hot.
American Farriers Journal Content on 'Hot Shoeing' I hot shoe all my horses, as I have found this cuts down heaps on lost shoes. I have one horse, however.
Hot shoeing as opposed to just hot fitting seals the tubules of the freshly trimmed foot and helps prevent pathogens or excess moisture from invading.
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My farrier hot shoes, and I love it. The excess length is burned away during the hot fitting portion of the job. My big draft cross positively would not tolerate hot shoeing. Many horse owners are simply not willing to pay for precision and craftsmanship and wouldn't know it if they saw it.