Farriers Ojai CA

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Ojai Pet Sitting
(805) 272-5960
Ojai, CA
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Four Paws Pet Grooming
(805) 640-9543
565 W El Roblar Dr
Ojai, CA

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Mission Animal Hospital
(805) 643-5479
2280 E Main St Ste A
Ventura, CA
Aloha Dog Grooming
(805) 643-4852
1076 E Front St
Ventura, CA
Judi's Mobile Pet Salon
(805) 216-6755
1347 Seafarer St
Ventura, CA

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Yuppie Puppie Pet Grooming
(805) 646-5292
900 E. Ojai Ave.
Ojai, CA
A newly relocated Pet Spaw offering day care and cage free grooming, specializing in the hard to handle and special needs animals. Muzzle-free zone. Non-smoking shop the ONLY climate controled spaw in the Ojai Valley! We also have the ONLY self was station in the valley. you can see to the needs of your four legged friend and leave the mess behind!!

Naturally For Paws
(805) 648-7297
1766 E Thompson Blvd
Ventura, CA
Applause Four Paws
(805) 648-2757
2008 E Thompson Blvd
Ventura, CA

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Jimbos Mobile Dog & Cat Grooming
(805) 643-4440
27 Leighton Dr
Ventura, CA
Cameos At Beach Dog Grooming
(805) 648-3800
1058 S Seaward Ave
Ventura, CA
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Shoe for Rough Ground


These four tips will help ensure your horse remains steady and sound over rocky terrain.

Unfortunately, says Shanks, clips received a bad rap from veterinarians back in the 1980s. At that time, not all farriers understood the science of applying the devices, and the technique remains a fear factor for most. Shanks and Teves prefer a handmade clip with a thicker base to the thin clips included on most factory shoes. Handmade clips “get in” the hoof to a small degree, rather than resting outside the hoof. The farriers burn, rather than hammer, clips into the hoof, and prefer to use quarter clips, which are located in the vicinity of the first and second nail holes on a hoof. This strategic setting keeps the shoe from being driven back. Hoof CareGOOD NAILS
It’s not always technique, but rather the location of the nail holes in a shoe that determine whether a nail “seats” well, Shanks says. Not only is finding a shoe that fits important for soundness, but so is finding one that has nail holes that meet a horse’s individual contours. A shoe with a nail hole close to the outside edge of the hoof is counter-productive for a horse with a low-angle hoof or steep hoof walls, Shanks says. When in doubt, farriers should build a shoe and punch their own holes for a truly custom fit.Hoof Care

Ill-fitting shoes work against your horse in rough terrain, exposing him to shoe loss, hoof damage and lameness. Manufactured horseshoes are available in hundreds of styles, sizes and weights, and farriers can also forge their own should ready-made products fail to provide the proper fit. The key is to purchase or build shoes that remain well-fit weeks after the final nail has been clenched, Teves says. Beveling the rough edges on each shoe further reduces snags.Hoof Care

Pads are the most common treatment for a tender- or sore-footed horse, and are also used to prevent soreness and injury. In rough country, h...

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