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Rasp off blister & hardened glue to expose metal tab.
Use shoe pull-offs to grip metal tabs and pull away from hoof wall, & the shoe should come away from the bottom of the foot with little effort. Note: tabs on aluminum shoes may break off completely - this is OK as they are not meant to be re-used. Steel shoes may be reset.
Rasp off remaining glue from hoof wall.
Hoof is now clean and ready for a reset!
This horse is ready for a reset in just 4 simple steps:
After several minutes and once the hoof is cool and the glue has set, remove the plastic wrapping.
Place the tip of the mixing tube in the hole in the Hanton blister and fill each blister with glue until entirely full. Wipe away any excess glue.
Stick the Hanton blisters onto the outside of the shoe around the tabs, aligning the shape of the blister as closely as possible with the shape of the tab. Be sure to press all edges of the Hanton blister firmly into place over the hoof & shoe.
In a matter of minutes, the horse is ready to go! No mess, no fuss, NO NAILS!
Peel away the perforated sides of the Hanton blister, leaving the main portion of the blister covering the tab & glue. A rasp may be used to remove any small amounts of excess glue around the blisters.
For best results, wrap the entire hoof in stretch wrap & set the hoof down to cure. The horse should remain weight-bearing and non-moving until the glue has set. The foot may feel warm to the touch - this is normal.
Attach the mixing tube to the glue dispenser, then dispense a small amount of glue through the mixing tube to ensure the glue is mixing at the correct ratio before filling the blister.
Remove the paper backing from the Hanton blisters to expose the adhesive.
With the hoof on the ground, use a hammer to tap the special tabs into place until flush with the hoof wall.
Place the shoe on the horse’s hoof and set the hoof on the ground with the shoe in place.
Remove the paper backing from the double-sided tape.
Remember, cleanliness is the key to success! Always place the foot down on a clean surface such as a towel or mat. The cleaner the hoof surface, the better the glue will hold.
For extra glue adherence, lightly grind or sand the outside of the tabs.
On a hard, clean surface trim and shape the foot as normal.
Rasp the sides of the hoof where the tabs & blisters will go. Make sure the bottom & sides of the hoof are VERY CLEAN.
Remove one layer of paper backing from the double sided tape and apply it to the front of the shoe (from the tabs forward) on the side that will be placed against the horse’s foot.
Shape the Hanton Horseshoe to fit the hoof (as with any standard shoe), making sure the shoe is flat to the bottom of the hoof.