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Three up-and-coming farriers were honored for early career success at the 2020 International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ben Barhorst of Lexington, Ky.; Audrey Williams of Edmonton, Alberta; and Gary Gullo Jr. of Old Brooksville, N.Y., were named 2019 Rising Shoeing Stars.
It’s not too early to begin thinking about nominees for next year’s Rising Shoeing Star. The process is simple:
The deadline for submitting nominations is July 31, 2020.
American Farriers Journal introduced the Rising Shoeing Star Award 11 years ago. Along with five leading farrier industry suppliers, this recognition program promotes the importance of further footcare education, while encouraging young shoers to success in their careers. Co-sponsors include Adeptus Nutrition Inc., American Farriers Journal, Dechra Veterinary Products, G.E. Forge & Tool, Pyranha and Texas Farrier Supply.
Barhorst, who was the first-place winner, was awarded $1,000, while Williams and Gullo received…