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Mustad LiBero shoe modifications: added lateral support

Mustad LiBero shoe modifications: added lateral support
Inside this video, you will learn techniques to add lateral support to a Mustad LiBero Hind shoe: Grant Moon demonstrates shoe modification of a Libero shoe that includes a double fullered outside branch and concave finish on the inside branch. Read more

2013 Road to Calgary – Forging Hunter Heels

2013 Road to Calgary – Forging Hunter Heels
Watch Grant Moon forging Hunter heels in this new episode of our Road to Calgary series Read more

2013 Road to Calgary – Lateral Extension Bar shoe

2013 Road to Calgary – Lateral Extension Bar shoe
In this video, you will learn forging techniques and time saving steps presented by Grant Moon, in preparation to the 20/30 class at the World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition 2013. The later...Read more

2013 Road to Calgary – Forging Hunter Heels

2013 Road to Calgary – Forging Hunter Heels
In this episode of our Road to Calgary series, watch Grant Moon forging Hunter heels! Read more

The importance of good farriery for horse owners – by Steve Kraus

The importance of good farriery for horse owners – by Steve Kraus
Steve Kraus, head of farrier services at Cornell University, tells us why quality hoofcare and a good farrier are paramount for both horses and their owners. Steve provides insight on the benefits of continuing education, on the farrier-client relationship, as well as on what a horse owner should expect from a farrier and viceversa. Read more

2013 Road to Calgary: Heartbar

2013 Road to Calgary: Heartbar
In this Road to Calgary video, Grant Moon walks us through the steps to forging the final of the Eliminator Classic. During the 2013 World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition, the fifteen competitors’ have forged a 3/4 fullered heartbar shoe to fit a foot model provided. Read more

2013 Road to Calgary series: Eggbar

2013 Road to Calgary series: Eggbar
Watch Grant Moon forging an eggbar shoe with 1/2 of the shoe built in the first heat. The video is short, yet provides you with techniques and tips for building an eggbar shoe. The first test of the Eliminator Classic has competitors building an eggbar shoe from 410mm of 10mm x 23mm concave barstock Read more

2013 Road to Calgary: Caulk and Wedge Hunter Hind Pony

2013 Road to Calgary: Caulk and Wedge Hunter Hind Pony
Watch Grant Moon explaining his method to forge a Caulk and Wedge Hunter Hind Pony shoe. Grant won this year’s “Shoe to Foot Draft” forging class at the World Championship Blacksmith’s Competition! Read more

2013 Road to Calgary: Aluminium Front Shoe Lateral Extension

2013 Road to Calgary: Aluminium Front Shoe Lateral Extension
Watch Grant Moon performing at his best to forge an aluminium front shoe with lateral extension! Read more

2013 Road to Calgary: Four-man Draft shoeing

2013 Road to Calgary: Four-man Draft shoeing
\ In this instructional video Grant Moon gives us a close-up look at this year’s WCBC 4-men class, forging a 3/4 fullered front draft shoe with hammer clip. Read more

2013 Road to Calgary

2013 Road to Calgary
In the “2013 Road to Calgary” video series, Grant Moon shares his secrets to forging and perfecting shoes in preparation to the 2013 World Championship Blacksmith’s Competition. Follow the complete series on hoofacademy.com! Read more

Tips on nail patterns – from Steve Kraus

Tips on nail patterns – from Steve Kraus
Some tips from Steve Kraus on the ideal nail pattern: Read more

Finding a well-qualified farrier

Finding a well-qualified farrier
Steve Kraus, Head of Farrier Services at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Sciences, explains the best way to find a quality and qualified farrier for your horse (courtesy of Dressage4Kids): Read more

How shoeing affects a horse’s performance

How shoeing affects a horse’s performance
Steve Kraus, Head of Farrier Services at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Sciences talks about understanding how proper shoeing can help a horse’s performance (courtesy of Dressage4Kids): Read more

Mustad Equi-Librium Aluminum: a study on toe insert and wear

Mustad Equi-Librium Aluminum: a study on toe insert and wear
  Using a rigorously scientific approach, Meike van Heel demonstrates why for Equi-Librium Aluminum the absence of a steel insert in the toe area is a great advantage for the better of the horse...Read more

Shoeing Effect On Phases Of The Stance – by Meike van Heel, Ph. D.

Shoeing Effect On Phases Of The Stance – by Meike van Heel, Ph. D.
A study performed by our Innovation Manager Meike van Heel finds that rolled-toe shoe model improves breakover smoothness and lessens impact and loading. Mustad Equi-Librium(TM) were the first example in the market of horseshoes bult upon this scientific evidence. Download the st...Read more

Study on shoeing today’s equine athlete – by Meike van Heel Ph.D.

Study on shoeing today’s equine athlete – by Meike van Heel Ph.D.
Horses are masters in balance compensation, that’s true. However, a farrier can make a horse’s life a little easier with proper trimming. This study performed by Meike van Heel shows how Mustad Equi-Librium shoes allow a proper balance, so the center of pressure is located ...Read more

Tips for driving nails – by Steve Kraus

Tips for driving nails – by Steve Kraus
Steve Kraus gives you some precious tips for driving nails correctly (courtesy of the American Farrier Journal TV): Read more

Shoes modifications – Heels extension on a Mustad LiBero side-clipped hind

Shoes modifications – Heels extension on a Mustad LiBero side-clipped hind
LiBero is Mustad’s new range of horseshoes suitable for sport and leisure activities allowing maximum flexibility for modifications thanks to its wide variety of sizes and sections. Watch Grant Moon on the anvil, modifying Mustad Libero side-clipped hinds to suit a horse who needs extended heels for additional posterior support. For more info, check...Read more

Mustad LiBero: the versatile shoe for leisure and sport

Mustad LiBero: the versatile shoe for leisure and sport
Our french clinician Denis Leveillard takes us through the main feature of Mustad Libero, the 3/4 fullered all-round horseshoe based on feedback received on our very successful LB range. We like to think of it as an upgrade on our base range, making it suitable for most leisure and sport purposes with a wide variety of sizes and sections. It has been designed thanks to the collaboration of an extended farriers team: the main objective of our experts’ team has been to respe...Read more

Mustad LiBero brochure

Mustad LiBero brochure
Download the brochure dedicated to Mustad LiBero here: discover all features and benefits as well as models and sizes availability! Read more

Horseshoes modifications – Rocker Toe on a front toe-clipped Mustad LiBero shoe

Horseshoes modifications – Rocker Toe on a front toe-clipped Mustad LiBero shoe
Follow Grant Moon’s tips about modifying a shoe to create a rocker toe: featuring Mustad Libero, the versatile shoe for leisure and sport. More information about LiBero on mustad.com Read more

Tips for Stud Holes – featuring Mustad Traction Studs

Tips for Stud Holes – featuring Mustad Traction Studs
Some tips for Mustad’s Traction Stud to work at their best: watch Grant Moon on the anvil creating an additional stud hole for perfect fit and comfort for the horse and ideal traction when surface or weather conditions require it! For more info, check mustad.com Read more

Horse Evaluation

Horse Evaluation
Grant Moon describes the steps to a correct horse evaluation, to establish if the horse is sound, to look for medial to lateral balance and find the center of articulation, ensuring perfect horseshoe fit and total comfort for the horse. Read more

Shoeing with Mustad Equi-Librium Steel (front)

Shoeing with Mustad Equi-Librium Steel (front)
Tips to get the best out of Olympics-winner Mustad Equi-Librium fronts – presented by Grant Moon Read more

Hoof preparation

Hoof preparation
Follow Grant Moon as he prepares a hoof for shoeing: how to remove the shoe, evaluate, prepare and finally dress the hoof! Read more

Tong Fitting

Tong Fitting
Even heavy-duty tools need help after intensive use: Grant Moon shows you how to fit a tong so that jaws are straight and hold the horseshoe securely! Read more

Shoe modifications – part 1

Shoe modifications – part 1
Follow Grant Moon as he modifies a horseshoe! In this chapter he shows how to stretch a shoe by half-a-size and how to make a rolled toe and a rocker toe Read more

Mustad nails – download here a free overview!

Mustad nails – download here a free overview!
Click here to download a free full-size poster featuring all Mustad nails! Read more