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Online Hoof-Care Classrooms

Business Strategies For The Farrier
(Protecting and Maximizing Income)

Before he retied from shoeing, Red Renchin worked as a farrier for more than 40 years. In this business strategies webinar, he'll cover setting up a business, necessary expenditures to protect it, and ways to maximize your income for retirement.

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How To Make Mentoring Pay Off

Dave Farley of the American and Canadian Associations of Professional Farriers describes how a mentor and mentee can best work together and the mentorship program offered by the AAPF/CAPF.

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You're Ready To Shoe, And He's Thinking "No Way!"

Trimming and shoeing an uncooperative horse is frustrating for farriers and horse owners. It costs time and money. It also can leave the horse, farrier and handler with injuries. This webinar features equine veterinarian Jay Donecker informing both farriers and horse owners about how they can use DORMOSEDAN GEL® (detomidine hydrochloride) to sedate an uncooperative horse.

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Hoof Nutrition: Food For Thought

This webinar discusses important factors about nutrition that can dramatically improve or deter hoof health and growth, highlighting useful information to help you in the field. The purpose of the information is not to make you a nutritional expert, but to give you the ability to know when nutritional issues could be present and you can direct your client to seek assistance.

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Using Dormosedan Gel To Sedate Uncooperative Horses
Sponsored By: Zoetis

Trimming and shoeing an uncooperative horse is frustrating for farriers and horse owners. It costs time and money. It also can leave the horse, farrier and handler with injuries. This webinar features equine veterinarian Jacquelin Boggs informing both farriers and horse owners about how they can use DORMOSEDAN GEL® (detomidine hydrochloride) to sedate an uncooperative horse.

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Using Hoof Boots In Your Farrier Practice
Sponsored By: EasyCare

Daisy Bicking uses many hoof boots in her farrier practice. She gives tips in this webinar on how to select, fit and introduce boots to horse owners.

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Shoeing The Club-Footed Horse
Sponsored By: Equilox

Bob Smith, the head instructor of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School, discusses the grades of club feet and the strategy needed to address each level. This is a lecture from the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit.

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Better Practices For Springtime Hoof Care
Sponsored By: Absorbine

Seasonal changes can present challenges for farriers. For farriers who transition to wet springs from cold winters, there are plenty of things to consider in delivering quality hoof care. Red Renchin knows these challenges. For nearly 40 years, the Hall Of Fame farrier worked with horses in Midwestern and Southern settings. In this webinar, he delivers advice on tackling problems associated with the season.

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Hoof Pads: When To Use Them And When To Lose Them
Sponsored By: Equilox

Travis Burns is farrier and faculty member of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. In this webinar, he discusses how he uses pads in his practice and what helps him determine if a pad should be used, foot preparation and what type of pad he employs in various cases.

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Working With High-End Hunters And Jumpers
Sponsored By: 3M

The stakes are elevated for those who help high-end hunters and jumpers compete. This is especially true of the farriers who venture to South Florida to help the horses compete in show season. Hall Of Fame farrier Red Renchin knows these horses well, and though retired, he's worked with these types of horses for many years in Wellington, West Palm Beach and the other Florida sites with major horse shows. In this webinar, Renchin profiles active farriers who are currently working in Wellington.

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Successfully Shoeing The Thoroughbred Racehorse
Sponsored By: Farrier Product Distribution

Watch a video of a webinar that covered working with Thoroughbred racehorses and certain issues with their feet are found among other horses.

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Using The Whole Horse Approach
Sponsored By: Sound Horse Technologies

The term “whole horse” has been used by many different equine professionals to describe a host of ideas and concepts. In this presentation, Hall Of Fame horseshoer Esco Buff will approach it in terms of a holistic picture in order to restore soundness and wellness to the horse.

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Modifying Keg Shoes
Sponsored By: Sound Horse Technologies

The Hall Of Fame farrier, Bob Smith, will deliver practical tips from his decades in the industry. He will include modifications for specific shoeing situations, including sport horses, as well as general tips to improve forging skills.

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Glue-On Shoes: Strategies, Myths And FAQ
Sponsored By: Sound Horse Technologies

Pat Reilly, the Chief of Farrier Services at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, provides advice for better application of glue-on shoes. Whether these shoes are a mainstay of your hoof-care arsenal or you have yet to use them, this presentation will help you.

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Treating Hoof Avulsions
Sponsored By: Sound Horse Technologies

Hoof avulsions are difficult to treat. Iowa farrier Jeff Ridley discusses how to approach the issue, get the veterinarian involved and properly support and protect the foot. He presents case studies to support his reasoning behind treatment.

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COMMENTS: 1
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Posted from: Timothy, 2/15/13 at 2:33 PM CST
Great work on these videos thanks

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