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  • Capewell Horsenails

    Producing Capewell Horseshoe Nails for farriers since 1881

  • A passion for trotting horses

    The French farrier Thinet decided to work with racing horses at a young age. He now is a trotting specialist and works for renowned stables.

  • Engineer, farrier, salesman, idealist

    The German agricultural engineer Christoph Müller became a farrier for a special reason, he wanted to have more insight into this profession.

  • An old profession in a modern way

    Former French farrier champion Stéphane Bréhin has a long and impressive record. This professional uses modern techniques in a consistent method.

  • Top trotters, farrier students and foals

    Jörgen Nordqvist is a farrier and teacher in Sweden. He started young, became an expert in shoeing trotters and made a remarkable switch in his career

  • Sand

    For a horse, sand is a perfect underground because it offers enough grip and a maximum shock absorption.

  • Harness racing

    Harness racing (Trotting) is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace). They usually pull a two-wheeled cart called a sulky.

  • Stoney ground

    Loose surface and very uneven. Things to consider: bruising and puncture wounds are common, twisting of the limbs due to uneven ground.

  • Wet

    wet hoof capsules become very soft and malleable

  • Dry

    Feet are often very hard and contracted in a dry environment. Horses have often retained a lot of sole. This is a natural protection against the harsh environment that they are in. Take care not to remove too much of the protective element.

  • Indoor

    Indoor surfaces often require a wide webbed horseshoe.

  • Classical dressage

    Classical dressage evolved from cavalry movements and training for the battlefield, and has since developed into the competitive dressage seen today. The horses have a characteristically balanced nature as they originate from the classic Spanish work horse.

  • Combined driving

    Combined driving is involving carriage driving. In this discipline, the driver sits on a vehicle drawn by a single horse, a pair or a team of four. The sport has three phases: dressage, cross-country marathon and obstacle cone driving.

  • Cross-country

    Cross country equestrian jumping is an endurance test that forms one of the three phases of the sport of eventing; it may also be a competition in its own right, known as hunter trials or simply "cross-country".

  • Draft

    Draft horses and draft crossbreds are versatile breeds used today for a multitude of purposes, including farming, draft horse shows, logging, recreation, and other uses

  • Endurance

    There are endurance rides worldwide in two main types of long-distance riding: competitive trail riding and endurance rides. In an endurance ride, the winning horse is the first one to cross the finish line while stopping periodically to pass a veterinary check

  • Equine agility

    Equine agility or horse agility is a sport similar to dog agility but using horses. At lower levels, the horse may be guided with a lead rope but at higher levels the horse works without a lead and in some cases, without a halter.

  • Eventing

    Eventing (also known as horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations in the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country and show jumping.

  • Field hunting

    A field hunter, or a fox hunter, is a type of horse used in the hunt field for fox hunting and stag hunting. In some ways, the field hunter is more similar to a good cross-country horse seen in eventing than a show-ring hunter.

  • Flat racing

    Flat racing is a form of horse racing which is run on a level racecourse. It is run over a predetermined distance and is either a test of speed, stamina or both, whilst the skill of the jockey is determined by his ability to restrain the horse or urge it on.

  • Fox hunting

    Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase and, if caught, the killing of a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds, and a group of unarmed followers led by a "master of hounds", on foot or on horseback.

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