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    Without naming any names, I'll say keep away from...

    Without naming any names, I'll say keep away from any place that starts a new class every monday or tries to run a school in every state. Keep away from places that push certain fad shoeing...
  2. Up in that area try to get a hold of one of the...

    Up in that area try to get a hold of one of the Kriz family. They are some of the premier heavy horse shoers in the country and you're right in their neighborhood.

    Please bear in mind most guys...
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    Not really sure where you're looking to go with...

    Not really sure where you're looking to go with this Jackie Blue. The job is comparable to the previous one. Looks like a typical job done by one who does mostly show type horses and if the animal is...
  4. I believe rules can vary from place to place but...

    I believe rules can vary from place to place but normally they need at least 3 published works (often with one of them being from the gate) before they're allowed to enter a race. Not sure why...
  5. Here ya go, try this one:...

    Here ya go, try this one:
    http://live.drf.com/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DRFlive&utm_source=DRFliveEmail060714
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    Standardbred shoeing has changed a lot in the...

    Standardbred shoeing has changed a lot in the last 20 or so years. The stuff you remember is still there but now is a lot more aluminum, plastic, glue etc. Not as much weight. The breed has improved...
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    Usually as soon as they can get the plater over...

    Usually as soon as they can get the plater over to their barn to do it. Some do it last minute, some are more timely. Just depends on how the barn is run.

    What looks like a caulk is referred to...
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    Racetrack Shoeing Survey

    In an effort to help the Grayson Jockey Club Health and Safety of the Racehorse Committee compile some needed information, please take a few minutes to answer a few questions:...
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    What ever happened to the diet high in NSC's?...

    What ever happened to the diet high in NSC's?
    Isn't that still the cause of all equid irregularities around here?:lol:
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    Excellent idea! LMAO!! I think we shall soon...

    Excellent idea! LMAO!!
    I think we shall soon hear crickets around here:lol:
  11. Hank's right. Don't worry about it

    Hank's right.
    Don't worry about it
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    Must be one of Burten or Bloomers:cool::lol:

    Must be one of Burten or Bloomers:cool::lol:
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    A thankless job I'm sure, but a few of us do...

    A thankless job I'm sure, but a few of us do appreciate your tireless and altruistic efforts:winkgrin:
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    You mean Tommy outdoes me for an...

    You mean Tommy outdoes me for an attitude??????:confused:
    That leaves me no choice but to redouble my efforts.:cool:
    I sure do wish Thomas1 was still here
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    What part of this reply didn't you understand?

    What part of this reply didn't you understand?
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    In all likelihood it was probably a different...

    In all likelihood it was probably a different make of shoe from a different company just to take a shot in the dark about it.

    Aside from that reasons for choosing wider vs narrower are:
    1) Proper...
  17. Agreed

    Agreed
  18. I see them grabbing for anything they can find...

    I see them grabbing for anything they can find but none of them answered this particular question concerning horses and trainers at the top of the current standings. Reading comprehension would help....
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    That and .025 will get you a cup of coffee down...

    That and .025 will get you a cup of coffee down town. Before you launch into a spiel about the excellent organizational credential he holds, first just tell us all whether he earned it or was he...
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    Good on you rainchyldes:D:cool:

    Good on you rainchyldes:D:cool:
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    Another excellent point worth noting Don't forget...

    Another excellent point worth noting Don't forget KC!:winkgrin:
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    This is best advice given on this one. Excellent...

    This is best advice given on this one. Excellent book, couldn't agree more:)
    5 stars, outstanding Tom:cool:
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    Not much hype, just superior to plastic. Pull off...

    Not much hype, just superior to plastic. Pull off a shoe at the end of a shoeing cycle with each material and form your own opinion.

    Absolutely it will rot but it'll hold up for a shoeing cycle...
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    Yes, you do seem to start an awful lot of threads...

    Yes, you do seem to start an awful lot of threads both here and elsewhere. Usually asking the same questions over and over but phrased slightly differently. Website owners must love your knack for...
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    Not liking to be one to throw cold water on what...

    Not liking to be one to throw cold water on what you want to do but reality being is not as it used to be. The trade in most places is not something most people are going to make a living at. At this...
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