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Farriers tool, 1890 (c)

An Army farrier would have used these tools and nails to clean horses' feet and change their shoes. Horses were expected to march long distances during wartime, sometimes up to 40 miles per day. Iron horseshoes wore out quickly, and usually had to be replaced once a month.

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NAM. 1976-08-11-1


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National Army Museum, Soldier gallery

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