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  • My horse has a hang nail can i file it
  • 90 degree angle wood rasp

 
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    04-10-2009, 08:24 PM
  #11
Weanling
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Originally Posted by northernmama    
What I don't like about this marketing scheme is that it implies that with this tool, your horse will have good hoof balance and care. It's not the tool that does this, but the caregiver. Sounds like one of those early morning info-mercials to me.
There we go, that's what I was thinking when I saw this. I just didn't get it out quite right.
     
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    04-10-2009, 08:33 PM
  #12
Showing
I think the concept is good, the product just needs some tweaking. I have a small rasp on a block of wood (my husband made it) It fits my hand well and I can't hurt myself as easy scraping off skin when I mean to scrape hoof.
I will use it very occasionally for any chips. We keep a mustang roll on our girls though and the right angle of that file would make that impossible.
     
    04-10-2009, 11:51 PM
  #13
Weanling
Vida, you are right on, the rasp would actually work AGAINST a natural trim, and NM, you are right in that it's just too gimicky.

I don't like it at all, this is not the cure-all it's promised to be, it's not going to really balance a hoof, and is more likely to take too much off in the wrong places if you are going for a natural trim. Thumbs down from my experience. If you are that worried about touching up your own horses, get a regular finish rasp, but you can still mess things up, so please get advise first before you do ANY alterations on a hoof, touch ups or otherwise!
     
    04-11-2009, 07:41 PM
  #14
Foal
I've never owned a barefoot horse, so I'm not sure what it would be like. I shoe all 2 hooves on my horse. I mean, is it just for filing down "hang nail" type things? Cause I'd be afraid I would actually make their hoof uneven and unlike the way my farrier trims. My new horse only has front shoes, so I guess it might be useful

I saw it in my tack shop yesterday and was kinda frazzled by the idea of it.
     
    04-11-2009, 08:51 PM
  #15
Showing
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Originally Posted by jumpwhat007    
I shoe all 2 hooves on my horse.


     
    04-12-2009, 11:25 AM
  #16
Showing
Hey I know some 2 legged creatures like that. Difference is the horse rear end is where the head is.
     
    11-27-2009, 11:50 AM
  #17
Foal
I'd like to hear all the glowing reports since people have had a chance to use this deal. How'd it go? Did it measure up to everyones expectations or did it fall short? Did you folks find that you can't rasp a round edge with a 90 degree angle? Will you just leave the trimming to pros?
     
    11-27-2009, 12:07 PM
  #18
Foal
Personally if I had a horse, i'd leave my horses hooves to a knowledgeable farrier, lest I screw anything up.

~AL615
     
    11-27-2009, 09:31 PM
  #19
Foal
My trainer just bought one of these and was soooo excited. She can't handle a regular rasp but this works fine for her.
     

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