How to Shoe a Horse?

Answer What to do when the farrier is out of town - ten easy steps to shoeing your horse on your own.

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How to Help Your Horse if He Has Lost a Shoe?

A healthy, shod hoofIf your horse has thrown (lost) a shoe, it's important to act quickly if you want to keep the hoof in good shape and the horse sound. It's pretty easy:

Who invented the horse shoe?

It is not precisely know who or when horse shoeing was invented; however, books on the subject are written by Gesner and date as far back as 1551. J.P. Mgnin was quoted as saying in 1865, "Place t... Read More »

How to Make a Horse Shoe Wreath?

Horseshoe-shaped wreaths are traditionally used as a display at a memorial service, and created using fresh flowers. Although you could purchase a horseshoe wreath from a florist's shop, they can o... Read More »

How to Make and Polish a Horse Shoe Set?

The game of horse shoes has entertained generations of Americans. Whether a simple game in the backyard or a World Championship Horse Shoe competition, it still requires 4 horse shoes and two stake... Read More »