Collection of Hand Forged Farrier Tools and Horseshoes

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Title

Collection of Hand Forged Farrier Tools and Horseshoes

Subject

Metal; Iron; Farrier; Tradition; Craft

Description

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Hand Forged Metal Hobbles: Two cuffs attached by chain. Stamped on one cuff: "151, D.C. Manning The Forge Roosevelt, Utah". On other, "Mormon Horse Hobbles" and the flying bird symbol.
Hand Forged Horseshoes #1: Horseshoe with no opening. On foot side is stamped: "Barshoe" and "left front".
Hand Forged Horseshoes #2: Horseshoe stamped "Left Hind". U-shaped has 2 little wings, one on either side of bottom of 'U' to come up on hooves. On the ground side are thumb-sized indentations.
Hand Forged Horseshoes #4: U-shaped horse shoe. Stamped "Right Hind" on the hoof side
Hand Forged Farrier’s Cinch (Clinch) Cutter: Tool with chisel at one end and point at other. Something lightly engraved on chisel end. Perhaps something engraved or stamped then rubbed off.
Hand Forged Driving Hammer: Long light-colored wood handle that goes up through hammer head. Head has a short claw on one side and a face (pounding surface) shaped like a large thimble. Under claw is stamped "1991".
Hand Forged Farrier’s Hoof Knife: Smooth wooden handle. Both ends darkened. A thin smooth 2.75" blade is attached. It has a small tight curve at the tip, is sharp on side and has a small nick below the sharp area near the handle.

Creator

Manning, Dennis

Source

Hand Forged Metal Hobbles: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.13, Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts
Hand Forged Horseshoes #1: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.14.01, ArtHaus
Hand Forged Horseshoes #2: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.14.02, ArtHaus
Hand Forged Horseshoes #4: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.14.04, ArtHaus
Hand Forged Farrier’s Cinch (Clinch) Cutter: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.15.01, Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts
Hand Forged Driving Hammer: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.15.02, ArtHaus
Hand Forged Farrier’s Hoof Knife: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 1995.15.03, Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts

Publisher

Utah State Archives

Date

1995

Contributor

Utah Division of Arts and Museums

Rights

Copyright All Years. Utah Division of Arts and Museums. All Rights Reserved.

Format

Hand Forged Metal Hobbles: 18.5 x 4.25 x 1.5 (in)
Hand Forged Horseshoes #1: 5.5 x 5.13 x 0.25 (in)
Hand Forged Horseshoes #2: 5.5 x 4.75 x 0.25 (in)
Hand Forged Horseshoes #4: 5.5 x 4.87 x 0.25 (in)
Hand Forged Farrier’s Cinch (Clinch) Cutter: 4.87 x 2.37 x 0.25 (in)
Hand Forged Driving Hammer: 13.75 x 1.12 x 4 (in)
Hand Forged Farrier’s Hoof Knife: 3.3 x 7.75 (in)

Citation

Manning, Dennis, “Collection of Hand Forged Farrier Tools and Horseshoes,” Utah Folk Arts, accessed April 18, 2024, https://utahfolkarts.omeka.net/items/show/48.

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