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post #1 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 02:23 PM Thread Starter
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New Rasp

Just saw this new rasp:

Riders Rasp - Rasp / Hoof Picks / Hoof Knives

anyone use it yet? I am thinking about getting it to use on my weanling to get rid of his rough edges when he gets chips between farrier visits.
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post #2 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 03:05 PM
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It looks pretty neat. Does it have a coarse side and a fine side? I can't tell.

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post #3 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 03:29 PM
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It's probably not the best tool for filing horse feet, especially for the price, and I doubt there is a rough and smooth edge given the size. I would invest in a 'real' horse rasp, if you are wanting to help your baby's feet. But, you really need to seek out a farrier first, in order to make sure you are getting the angles correct, especially because they are young and developing.

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post #4 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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I have a real rasp. This one seems better, IMO because youre not really messing with angles, your just gently smoothing the edges.
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That was a discussion about this "device" on this forum while back when it just came on market. I (and number of other people here who do own trim) don't like the idea of it. :) You can look I believe in "Tack" section.
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post #6 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
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^^ know the name of the thread? its hard to just look up rasp and find what you're talking about.
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post #7 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 04:28 PM
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If you search "riders rasp" there will be four total threads listed - your's included.
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post #8 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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^^ thanks. i am search impaired. Also I didnt think about horses with rolled toes.
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post #9 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 09:25 PM
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I read the discussion and most people thought it was a waste of money. I thought it was a neat idea, but actual reviews made it seems a waste.
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post #10 of 12 Old 11-24-2009, 06:47 AM
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If you just want to clean up rough edges/chips between farrier visits, you can find a 'generic' hoof rasp for less than $10 at the online equine supply stores that will last you for years.

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