A Must-Know: How to Pull a Shoe, Presented by Wahl

It’s common horseman knowledge that if a horse is going to twist or loosen a shoe, it’ll happen on a weekend, a holiday, before an important horse show or lesson, or when your farrier is on vacation. Especially if the shoe is twisted, it can be dangerous for your horse to walk and the shoe must be pulled off immediately. So, if you don’t know how to pull a shoe and have the proper tools to do it, educate yourself today!

This is a great video by Horse Illustrated that walks your through pulling a shoe step-by-step, lists the tools you will need, and explains when you would need to pull a shoe to keep a horse safe until the farrier arrives.


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