Tuesday, January 11, 2011

In der shppe haus

Its also a day to shoe the Belgians
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Treasures Evermore said...

You guys do that as well...wow, I'm impressed.


Homemaker Ang said...

I should clarify. We help but we call in friends on a job such as this to get help. It is dangerous to contain a 2500 lb. Animal in stocks and shod ding a horse is a very serious ordeal and we take it that way :)we don't spare any expense on this one. Thankfully we only need it in the winter. We put "cleats" on them today so they don't slip on the ice.

Anonymous said...

Do you have to put them in the stocks to do their shoes? Just wonderin'. Do they act up? I thought they'd be use to it by now.
Are they rubber cleats? I kept my trail horse in cleats all year but the winter because he would slip all over the place. Never did try the rubber ones however. No matter what you do to a horse, it can get dangerous. They do some dumb things!...debbie

C.R. Urban Homesteader's said...

I have had horses since I was 16 and hoof trimming and shoeing can get quit expensive! I hope to one day take classes to learn how to at least trim my horses hooves.

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