Horse farriers are accessible in Maine to equip you with the knowledge and service you require for the best care of your horse’s feet. Poor hoof health can lead to discomfort and pain for the horse and vet bills. A certified farrier is your best insurance for hoof health.
In Maine do you know what your farrier is trying to tell you? Look up or copy some terms so you can understand what they are saying. Some examples are:Forging (or overreaching): when a horse strikes its front legs with the toe of a back hoof; can cause injury to the heel bulb or pull off a shoe; Digital cushion: the wedge-shaped area below the coffin bone at the rear of the horse’s hoof; White line: the band that wraps around the sole of the hoof and connects the hoof wall and the sole. There are many more.