he #5 loop knife is a unique small sized knife in our loop product line. It features two double edges providing four separate cutting edges for more versatile use. This loop knife works well getting into tight spots in hoof wall separations, cracks, and can be used to dig a small hole for draining an abscess in the hoof. It can be used left or right handed and in either a pushing or pulling direction. Ringel loop knives are available in different sizes and shapes. The larger blades work well for sole and frog trimming, while the smaller blades are specialty tools designed for delicate and surgical work. The unique handle design features a thumb cut out which provides for more leverage during use. All Ringel knives are sharpened before they are shipped.