Razer Horseshoes Breaking

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February 10, 2015 by RAZERHORSE BLOG

Razer horseshoes are made from tempered tool steel, which allows them to flex with the horse’s foot, allowing natural, barefoot movement and function.

brokenshoeThey cannot be heated, but are easily shaped cold on an anvil or stall jack. Overshaping (bring the heels in too much and then have to pull them back out), will weaken the shoes and increase the chance of them breaking at the first nail hole when your horse overreaches or catches himself on something. If you are careful and deliberate with shaping, however, you shouldn’t have any issues.

This video shows certified farrier and Razerhorse technical advisor Conny Svensson, chatting with another farrier at the International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio.

For more information or to contact one of our technical advisors, visit http://www.razerhorse.com.

2 thoughts on “Razer Horseshoes Breaking

  1. […] she experienced with her barrel mare. Because we’ve seen this issue before, and written a previous blog about Razer shoes breaking, we asked permission to share her […]

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