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toe, quarter, and heel

What are the most common places for hoof cracks to develop?

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horse shoer

What is another name for a farrier?

quarter crack

What type of crack is this?

sand crack

What type of crack is this?

toe crack

What type of crack is this?

heel crack

What type of crack is this?

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pinchers

What is another name for pull-offs?

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heel to toe

When cleaning out a horse's foot, in which direction do you use the hoof pick?

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pull-offs have knobs on the handles, nippers don't

What is an easy way to tell the difference between pull-offs and nippers at a glance?

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nail nippers

What is another name for nail cutters?

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clinchers

What is another name for clinching tongs?

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crease nail puller

What farrier tool is used for easy removal of driven nails from creased or fullered shoes and can also be used to pull nails from the pads on show horses?

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fire tongs

What farrier tool is used to hold hot shoes while shaping although they can also be used to hold cold shoes?

nippers

What farrier tool is this?

rasp

What farrier tool is this?

hoof guage

What farrier tool is this?

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nail cutters/nail nippers

What farrier tool is used to cut off clinches, turned over, or wrung off nails to an equal length?

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clinching tongs

What farrier tool is used to draw down the clinches?

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prittchel

What farrier's tool is used to open nail holes on the shoe to receive the horse shoeing nail?

spreader

What farrier tool is this?

clinch block

What farrier tool is this?

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flares or wings

What are outward distortions on the hoof wall called?

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farrier

What term describes one who trims and applies shoes to horse's hooves?

pritchel

What farrier tool is this?

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hoof guage

What farrier tool is used to determine the exact hoof angle and length so the corresponding pair of feet can be trimmed to the same length and angle?

fire tongs

What farrier tool is this?

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coronary band

Nails on attached horse shoe should be parallel to what?

divider

What farrier tool is this?

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clinching gauge

What farrier tool is used to remove the burr of the wall underneath the nail clinch?

clincher

What farrier tool is this?

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hoof knife

What farrier toolis used the pare away the dead sole from the hoof, remove ragged parts from the frog, relieve pressure on the corns and cracks, and to remove foreign bodies from the foot?

driving hammer

What farrier tool is this?

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horseshoeing apron

What farrier tool is designed to protect thr horseshoer's legs from unfinished driven nails, and hoof cutting tools that may slip while in use?

rounding hammer

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