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Set Toe Hind

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to build a fullered concave hind shoe with a set toe from 13.5 inches of 7/8 x 7/16 inch fullered concave steel, hammer finish.  This style of shoe is commonly used on horses that suffer from a lack of mobility in their hocks and therefore tend to drag their toes.  The […]
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Shoeing for a fractured pedal bone

This movie describes the successful clinical treatment of a dressage horse that sustained a fractured pedal bone. The movie shows the original radiographs, the therapeutic shoeing techniques, more recent radiographs and finishes with the horse returning to full work. Running time: 7 mins 58 secs
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Shoeing The Front Foot Of The English Shire Horse

This movie features Nigel Fennell A.W.C.F. and explains how Nigel shoes the front feet of an English working shire horse with hand made flat shoes. The movie explains the techniques that Nigel uses when working on these gentle giant. Running time: 23 mins.  33 secs.
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Shoeing The Hind Foot Of The English Shire Horse

This movie features Nigel Fennell A.W.C.F. and explains how Nigel shoes the hind feet of an English working shire horse with hand made flat shoes, whilst compensating for the individual horses conformation. The movie explains the techniques that Nigel uses when working on these gentle giants. Running time: 24 mins. 10 secs.
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Square Point

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a square point from 5 inches (125mm) of 5/8 inch (16mm) square.  This exercise is great for developing basic hammer control , where even drawing of the material is required.  This exercise forms part of the UK’s forging certificate for pre-farriers. Running time 4m 7secs.
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Square Section, Forged From A Shoe

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a square section from a horseshoe. Concentrating on keeping all four sides parallell to create the square section which is at least 8 inches long. This exercise forms part pf the UKs forging certificate. Running time 5m 48secs.
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Stud Punch

Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a 3/8 inch (10mm) stud punch from 9 inches (225mm) of ¾ inch (20mm) round tool steel. The stud punch is used for various purposes such as tong making, punching holes for driving studs and screwing studs or caulks. This movie relates to element 1.2 of the National Occupational […]
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Tool And Fullered Caulk Wedge

This movie features 2005 World Champion Jim Blurton A.W.C.F. and explains how to build a tool and fullered caulk and wedge shoe from 5/8 square. We advise watching our movie “tool and fullering explained” to provide more detail on the art of tool and fullering.           Running time. 15 mins.  49 secs.
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