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American Farriers Journal
July/August 2014

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Sweating The
Small Stuff Pays Off
Quebec farrier Christian Roy’s practice thrives by keeping horses sound, but attention to detail is a difference maker for clients.
By Jeremy McGovern

Tackling Hoof Cracks
American Farriers JournalEditorial Board members share their many years of experience dealing with hoof cracks.
By Frank Lessiter

Rare Keratoma Case Presents Equally Rare Challenges
Farrier-veterinarian navigates a minefield of potential problems to remove the first of two non-cancerous masses.
By Christy Corp-Minamiji

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