Thread starter vickie gee; Start date Apr 16, 2016; Help Support Miniature Horse Talk Forums: vickie gee Well-Known Member. 23 Must Have Things To Make Horse Life Easier! balanced (I trim the “normal” minis myself most of time, also trim a couple “normal” minis that have issues with strangers to reduce stress). The Miniature Horse Hoof Trimming Set comes equipped with the 2” Diameter Garnet Rasp. I have always touched mine up between trims and feel that unless a horse has some major corrective needs, I can do just as good, 6. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. In one case the fellow trimmed 8 horses and the, next day I had to fix 5 or 6 of them–it would have been all 8 but the others were trimmed so short I couldn’t do anything for them until their feet grew out a little. The Hoof Boss Basic Horse Trimming Set is designed for self-trimming horse owners or professional farriers who do regular maintenance trimming and shoeing. Plus most of them are so busy with the big horses they just can’t find the time to trim the little guys. Not only does trimming your horse’s hooves help keep them healthy, it’s also a good way to connect with your horse and further establish the bond between you. As we previously stated minis actually can be worse then full size horses just ask your farrier their opinion. 13 ¾” long nippers, 1” wide cutting surface, rubberized grips As you get older though you may not want to perform this task at all. We are a little reluctant and showing you this since it can still cause some damage to your horses feet. The Miniature Horse Hoof Trimming Set comes equipped with the 2” Diameter Garnet Rasp. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'horsefaqs_com-box-4','ezslot_16',109,'0','0'])); We love our minis and want what is best for all minis. minis!eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'horsefaqs_com-leader-2','ezslot_8',116,'0','0'])); 8. Untrimmed hooves can cause problems with foot alignment, fungal infections and sore feet. There are a variety of tools available to get the job done, but which one is the best for you? I have never done my own shoes though. I know there are good books out there on trimming horses in general and even a few on trimming minis. The Mini Hoofjack® consists of one mini base, mini cradle, and one mini straight post with rubber cap. First hoof trimming tools we will be mentioning are the chaps. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I have competed in cattle sorting, barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, team roping, and team penning. I competed in National High School Rodeo and made it to finals three consecutive years. However, after moving to an area that is very focused on working cattle/ranch/barrel racing horses, I have had a hard time finding a farrier that will take my minis seriously. and I won’t be able to find another set, since I am old and my arthritis is so bad that jar lids are getting to be a huge problem.eval(ez_write_tag([[468,60],'horsefaqs_com-leader-3','ezslot_11',114,'0','0'])); I trim for a few other mini owners when they are stuck. Pretty soon I saw a need for a miniature horse hoof trimmer. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I also limit my. A fine grit abrasive disc that was specifically designed and tested for use on small or miniature horse hooves. rasp are most important, IME. 4. Ideal for horseshoers who do a lot of breeding farm work, or who do a lot of miniature horses. Simply select Afterpay as your payment method at checkout. MiniMor “Learned from a good farrier” – How did I learn to trim feet? Chaps. Why did I start trimming feet on my horses? 7. I learned a lot from that situation. GOOD nippers, a GOOD hoof knife, and at least DECENT. I do use a less-expensive, but short, hoof rasp…not very expensive to just buy a new one when one gets dull. Trimming your own horses hooves is almost never a good idea as you should leave it to the professionals. Quick and easy to apply, this boot is the ultimate option for tiny hooves. Perfect for trimming miniature horse hooves, The garnet disc is designed to be less abrasive for those little hooves, Reduces pain in the wrist, hand, arm and back, HOOF-IT Blacksmith Farrier Horse Hoof Stand, Black, Previous page of related Sponsored Products. ★Main application --- Nail hoof trimming tool kit is mainly used to trim horse nails and clean horseshoes, which will bring you a good riding or horse racing experience. Can Horses Eat Bananas? Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. TyeeRanch “Learned From 2 Farriers” – I started doing my own broodmares and such to save $. Equinez Tools Farrier Loop Knives Hoof Knife Various Sizes Farrier Tool Single OR S... Miniature Hoof Nipper 10" for Ponies Vanadium Steel Farrier Tool in Dull Finish. Shop All ... Professional-grade farrier supplies and tools help make shoeing and hoof upkeep much easier.... Show more . Miniature Horse Farrier Supplies. So it is still very important to control the flares in the heels of the donkey’s foot. You can use the Hoof Boss tool to quickly and effortlessly trim the hoof wall, sole, and flare with smooth results. The Electric Hoof Knife's design makes trimming pain-free, and the tool is quiet, comfortable and easy to control so you can feel confident putting your animal's hoof care in your hands. What About Banana Bread? That is why you are best off following a farrier around and learning right with them for an apprenticeship. Smoke In Motion Everthing Miniature Hoof Care DVD. Whether you are a professional farrier or if you just like to trim your horse’s hoofs on your own, you will need to know which tools you should own and what each of them is used for. But if you can learn how to do this correctly it can be a cost saver along with being able to touch up your horse or repair right when needed. foundered horse before). The Mini Hoofjack is for your small mini horses and consists of one mini base with two magnets, one mini cradle, and one mini straight post with rubber cap. (Are They Safe? I have a VHS on trimming minis, but I haven’t even watched it, yet; I planned to. I will also use, the ferrier on our rescue as it stresses him out so using the ferrier allows me to keep him calm while someone is working on him plus the ferrier can trim him closer than I feel comfortable and the. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Barefoot Trimming Tools. But my ferrier will also talk to me about the horses because he knows I do some of my own so he can let me know if there iseval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'horsefaqs_com-large-mobile-banner-2','ezslot_4',117,'0','0'])); something I need to watch on any of them. We curated this information from several different horse websites and sub reddits. The Easyboot Mini has been designed specifically for miniature horses, ponies and foals. The Trimming Set consists of your choice of either the Electric, Plug-In, 110 volt or the Mobile Battery Powered, 20 volt, Hoof Boss. There was a problem completing your request. Income School LLC is compensated for referring traffic and business to these companies. If your horse grows hoof wall fast, or has very thick, strong walls, you will find a pair of nippers are important also. A fine grit abrasive disc that was specifically designed and tested for use on small or miniature horse hooves. Here is a list of tools you need to practice trimming first: Horses fall into one of six categories that include amphibians, birds, fish, invertebrates, mammals and reptiles. Horse Hoof Nipper, Miniature Hoof Nipper, Horse Equine Metal Shears Farriers Hoof Nipper Cutter Professional Horses Hoof Trimming Tools: Amazon.ae Hoof trimming tools. There are also many other groups of animals that scientist categorize and classify... Hello my name is Danielle Winner and I run this website. One of his fears is allowing his feet to be messed with. eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'horsefaqs_com-box-3','ezslot_14',106,'0','0'])); Mini horses are no different then regular sized horses when it comes to hoof care. These tools will all serve a different function and all are required to properly clean and trim your horse's hooves. Genie “Learned From Best Farrier” – I learned from the best farrier in Southwestern Ontario and have also been fortunate to obtain barracuda nippers. But learning this is a very time consuming and physical task that can save you money over a long period of time. Joined May 29, 2008 Messages 1,948 Reaction score 399 Location Texas. We would highly suggest against just going out and trimming your horses feet without first following a farrier around and getting some guidance. It was VERY hard work, took me hours, both times, and due to my short fingers, the shoe slipped back just a bit during the nailing, BUT, he walked away sound, and the shoes stayed on properly during plenty of riding for the ‘standard’, Therefore, when I got into minis in ’84, I already had a knowledge base. These nippers were designed over 200 years ago for horses, but are implemented as the end all for pig hoof trimming. Rural365 Farrier Rasp with Wooden Handle, Mini Hoof Rasp File – Farrier Supplies fo... JT International Farrier Hoof Trim Tool Kit 5 Piece, Southwestern Equine Farrier Kit Canvas Travel Case (Hoof Trimming Kit), DDP Farrier HOOF Trimming KIT/HOOF Nipper/HOOF Knife/RASP/RE-Setting/Cutting/Sole, Southwestern Equine Farrier Hoof Nippers 14" with Rubber Grip (14"), Tough-1 Century Craft Hoof Trim Kit - 4Pc, G.S 6 Farrier HOOF Knives Equine Horse Knife. Never really wanted to, trim them myself, but had the tools for touch-ups and mishaps (such as pulled shoes, just in case). Find top-quality farrier tools & farrier supplies at everyday low prices. Miniature Hoof Trimming Kit - Nippers 12" - Professional Easy Grip Rasp - Hoof Pick - Professional Pony Hoof Knife - Hoof Cleaning Brush necessity. The durable and supple They are just a bit different from doing the big guys.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'horsefaqs_com-leader-4','ezslot_17',113,'0','0'])); 5. I don’t need any more work and will only charge a minimal fee. The basic tools you’ll need: Hoof Knife 2553 Reviews of Hoof Rasp Farrier Supplies Analyzed. Now I trim all of our own horses plus a few outside horses. Can't live without these as a horse owner! Their tiny hooves are just as important to them as a working horse’s hoof, and it is equally important to shape and balance them correctly when trimming to avoid stress problems. Winner Circle Ranch LLC also participates in affiliate programs with Bluehost, Clickbank, CJ, ShareASale, and other sites. I bought 10’ ‘Diamond’ brand nippers at the first, AMHA Nationals I attened and used them for years, but never was too satisfied; though they’d been vended as being for use on miniature horses’ hooves, turned out they are in truth, made to nip, the ends off the driven horseshoe nails! The 1" wide blade edge is hardened to Rockwell 65 hardness, the base of the blade to 60, and the handles to 50 (so they will not bend). You can use the Hoof Boss tool to quickly and effortlessly trim the hoof wall, sole, and flare with smooth results. I have owned over 50 horses and currently own a small horse farm with 8 horses. Hoof trimming is just another part of life when you've got goats. Thanks for visiting. What I had originally bought were ‘one-side’cutters, and WAY too big for minis…blades too wide, handles too long. Horse Hoof Kit Nippers Rasp Handle Miniature Horses Hooves Trimmer. Trust me they will love the help. This is a sampling of the areas covered in "Hoof Care & Trimming for Miniature Horses" featuring Master Farrier Pat Grady. Sold Individually. Before you get started you will need to collect the tools required for trimming a horse's hooves. I also learned from a veteval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'horsefaqs_com-large-leaderboard-2','ezslot_2',111,'0','0'])); who worked on a badly foundered gelding that we got years ago–we took him in for x-rays and the vet explained to the farrier how to trim (farrier at that time had never worked on a badly. Make sure you have the following equipment: Gloves to protect your hands and fingers as you work. Margo_C-T “Spend the money on great tools to save money long term” – In the mid-sixties, living in Safford, AZ, I got so frustrated w/ not being able to find a decent farrier that I, got an excellent book, read and studied it, bought a few elemental tools, and shod my own QH gelding twice, before we finally found another good farrier! Free 40 minute Hoofjack® instructional video included. I also did my own trimming on our goat but I found information on line and taught myself from that info how to trim them. IslandMinis “I learned but still bring in farrier sometimes” – I learned to trim through instruction from a very good barefoot professional, but even then always brought in my trusted. (Why There Is Confusion). I did finally find a farrier that is worth his weight in gold, which is a heck of a lot; andeval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'horsefaqs_com-banner-1','ezslot_10',110,'0','0'])); so he trims the three saddle horses (I have a hard time getting the nippers through their hooves, but can do them in a pinch), the minis with issues and the others as necessary to keep them. The Hoofjack Mini base is made of and extremely tough yet light weight linear polyethylene and is 7 … I was more than a little disgusted and decided there was no point in my paying out. Designed for the Farrier or self-trimming horse owner who have miniature horses to trim. There farrier at least twice a year to make sure I was trimming correctly – with doing minis I am following the same track. All MFC hand tools come with a 6 month guarantee against defects. Trust me they will love the help. Then I got the minis, and had a really hard time finding someone who would even work on minis. Farrier Hoof Trim Kit 4-Piece Kit includes: 13 3/4" long nippers, 1" wide cutting surface, rubberized grips 14" long rasp, 1 3/4" wide with 3" long handle insert 5" long wood rasp handle 8 1/2" long right handed hoof knife with 3" long blade and wooden handle. You can start with some videos to get the basics down then approach your farrier. (Why There Is Confusion), minis actually can be worse then full size horses. I write these articles to help anyone out there if you love this article pin it to your Pinterest or Share on other social media platform. A rasp is used to level off any … Pig hooves do not grow in the same pattern as horses. crooked she couldn’t walk 3 steps without tripping–once I straightened up her feet she walked without any problem at all. Horse FAQ's is owned and operated by Winner Circle Ranch LLC, a New York limited liability company. MINIATURE Horse HOOFJACK Equine Innovations Mini Farrier Hoof Stand trimming | Sporting Goods, Outdoor Sports, Equestrian | eBay! I still do the 5 minis I have; albeit I work even MORE slowly,usually am ‘up to’ only one horse/day, depending on how hard/dry their hooves are…but still do a better job than most I’ve seen on. Horses eating bananas is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about healthy treats. The danger here in trimming a donkey’s foot, much like trimming a horse, is that because these side walls come back very straight; IF we leave the hoof too high, they tend to flare out. Because our good farrier quit and the farriers who we tried after him were nothing short of hopeless. Especially one that, will work with a driving hoof or one that needs some correction. We do have a rasp and nips for in case of emergency situations but outside of that we leave it to the professionals for our minis and regular sized horses. Significantly reduce the time-consuming process of trimming goat hooves. That is much more of a. trained skill that requires a ferrier I beleive anyways. I have been riding horses for almost 30 years and competing for over 25 years. )eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'horsefaqs_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_3',115,'0','0'])); Tip: Buy QUALITY tools! If you are trimming a miniature horse or small pony, nippers are not necessary at all. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. services to Minis; I’ve had several big horse people almost beg me to go & trim for them but I refuse–big horses are just too much work & my back really isn’t up to it. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I have learned from two different farriers that we have had that were very, very good. 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