During routine processing of your horse should not forget the care of the hooves, as are essential to keep it healthy. From his earliest years the horse must be inspected by a farrier for six weeks in June, even if only for trimming hooves. If the animal need to use horseshoes, making work more comfortable, they should also be taken within 6 weeks for the hooves are trimmed.The owner of the horse's hooves should be cleaned at least once a day and check them as well as for the shoes, if you need to contact your farrier. You should also know to remove a loose shoe to act in emergencies, should do so as follows:
► Lift the hull and using a punch rivets, cut the tips of the nails that are bent outward;
► Use the pincers to separate horseshoe hoof, starting at the heel (back) to the toe (front);
► Pulling the shoe forward and pry it out with pincers pulling back.
The studs are placed in horseshoes to give greater grip. Are screwed into holes that are made on the heels of shoes can take many forms: in a floor nozzle for hard and soft floor for square shape. When the horse is not working, the studs must be removed and the holes must be filled with a cap or with cotton.