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Mud and shoes
Don't fall pray to that old wives tale....mud does not suck shoes off, horses
do. The mud merely slows up the front feet enough where the hind feet can grab
the heal and pull the shoe off.
lori cox wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heidi Sowards <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >badly.)But he did say, because he set the shoe with lower nails, that
> >it helped the mud suck off the shoe easier.
> I just have to ask, is it really possible for mud to suck a shoe off?!
> We have a LOT of mud here when the snow melts.Sometimes it lasts for months
> and neither of my horses have lost a shoe sense we moved here 2 1/2 years
> ago. I'm not sure what you mean by lower nails but my farrier always nails
> the clenches as low as possible.
> I also have a great farrier! I laughed when someone asked about our
> farriers staying up to date! My farrier is a true cowboy who has probably
> never gone to any kind of school to learn about shoeing. But I wouldn't
> trade him for anything!
> The first thing he asked me the first time he came out was, what do you
> want their angles at? I thought, WOW! I think I'm going to like this guy!
> And my horses feet look better than they ever have before.
> I must have gotten lucky. Oh! did I also mention that his prices are dirt
> cheep? Well enough bragging for now!
> Lori Cox
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