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Chisel Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a chisel point from 5 inches (125mm) of 5/8 inch (16mm) square.  A great exercise for developing those hammer control skills needed for future shoemaking or toolmaking.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate, for pre-farriers. Running time 5m 22secs
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Clenching A Hind Foot Using Clenching Tongs

This movie shows Darren Bazin A.W.C.F. demonstrating how he clench’s a hind foot using clenching tongs, shod with a quarter clipped, machine made, concave shoe, and is part of the sequence of shoeing a hind foot. This movie relates to element 3.4 of the National Occupational Standards in the U.K for farrier apprentices.  Running time […]
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Concave Caulk and Wedge

Gary Darlow demonstrates how to build a concave caulk and wedge hind shoe from 13.5 inches of ¾ by 7/16 fullered concave steel.   This shoe is a traditional British hunting shoe and is used to provide the horse with grip when working at a fast pace over uneven ground, the shape of both the caulkin […]
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Concave Caulk And Wedge Shoe

Gary Darlow demonstrates how to build a concave caulk and wedge hind shoe from 13.5 inches of ¾ by 7/16 fullered concave steel.   This shoe is a traditional British hunting shoe and is used to provide the horse with grip when working at a fast pace over uneven ground, the shape of both the caulkin […]
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Concave corn shoe

Gary Darlow A.F.C.L demonstrates how to build a corn shoe from 12 ½ inches of 7/8 by 3/8 fullered concave steel. Corns are the result of rupturing of the blood vessels in the sensitive sole between the wall and bars and are usually found in the medial heel of the front feet but may occur […]
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Concave Egg Bar Front Shoe

This movie features 3 times World Champion Darren Bazin A.W.C.F. and explains how to build an egg bar front shoe with side clips from 16 inches of 7/8 by 3/8 fullered concave section. This shoe would be suitable for horses that require extra support. Running time. 11 mins.  47 secs.
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Concave Front Roll Toe

Concave Front Rolled Toe Darren Bazin demonstrates how to build a concave front shoe with a Rolled toe using 13.5 inches of 7/8 x 7/16  inch Fullered Concave steel ,hammer finish.  This style of shoe is commenly used on horses that need the breakover point brought back and may help horses that suffer from stumbling, […]
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Concave Front Toe Clip

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to build a concave front shoe from 13.5 inches of 7/8 x 7/16 inch fullered concave steel, hammer finished. This style of shoe is commenly used on riding and sport horses. This shoe forms part of the element 1.3 of the National Occupational Standards in the UK.Running time 9m 29secs.
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Concave Front with Stud Holes

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to build a concave front shoe from 13.5 inches of 7/8 x 7/16 inch fullered concave steel, hammer finished.  This style of shoe is commonly used on sports horses, which require extra traction.  The two stud holes provide optimum balance for the traction devices.  This shoe forms part of the element […]
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Concave Hind shoe with Toe Clipped Hind With Plugs

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to build a fullered concave hind shoe with a  toe clip and plug studs from 13.5 inches of 7/8 x 7/16 inch fullered concave steel, hammer finish.  This style of shoe is often used on riding and driving horses that do a lot of work on hard surfaces and need the […]
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