Farrier

Nick Baugh

"No hoof no horse"

The saying "no hoof no horse" is basically saying that if a horse does not have a heather hoof with no cracks and splits and a nicely fitted shoe the horse will not perform at its highest potential.

Farrier task

a farrier has many important essential task, they need to be able to correctly put on a horse shoe, fix and file splits and cracks in the hoof, and also dig out old dirt or rocks wedged in the hoof.

Tools

They need abrasives forges and hammers and files for hoof care. different tools may be needed depending on the problem of the hoof.