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Current Issue
American Farriers Journal
Septemeber/October 2014
What's Inside:
A Fine Day For The Fine Art Of
Shoeing American Saddlebreds
Illinois farrier has been shoeing these elegant and athletic horses for more than 40 years.
By Pat Tearney

How To Analyze Gaits
Without High-Tech Cameras

Accurate evaluation takes a watchful eye, discerning ear and lots of practice.
By Red Renchin

Rare Keratoma Case
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Effects from invasive surgeries could present complications for young Thoroughbred.
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