Hoof Mechanics Makeovers

Veteran farrier, Hans Wiza, demonstrates how significant changes can be made in just one shoeing, by using a method that follows the principles of geometry. He shares three different cases, each with a different challenge, which he is able to …

Understanding Hoof Angles

Regardless as to whether the horse is barefoot or shod, several features are deemed to be acceptable and others are not, when it comes to hoof angles.

The Underrun Heel

A common ailment of the hoof that affects all three areas is a condition known as the underrun heel, this article goes into detail about what this means.