Join American Farriers Journal April 24-26 for the first Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom focused on hunters and jumpers. This 100% free-to-attend online educational event will feature 8 on-demand video presentations attendees can watch online on their own schedule, during these 3 days.
The Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom offers practical information about shoeing for different surfaces, managing common pathologies of hunters/jumpers, competition judging and how it relates back to farriery, and advice from leading professionals in the hunter/jumper field.
Preventing injuries while maximizing performance - that is the jobs of the sport horse shoer. During a thought-provoking session, "Shoeing the Jumper" Welsh farrier and International Hall of Fame Horseshoer Grant Moon will share the insights he has learned working with these disciplines since thee 1970s, in all corners of the world.
About Grant Moon: Grant Moon was born in Cardiff, Wales in 1962 and educated at Lucton until 16. He rode jumpers competitively as a youth but had a desire to be a master farrier. At 16, he fulfilled his ambition, starting on the path as a farrier by getting a four-year apprenticeship in 1979 with Steve Langford AFCL. At the end of the four years, he passed his diploma exam with honors. His higher therapeutic shoeing exam gaining his AWCF came two years later.
He has won 6 World Championships at Calgary (five consecutive), 5 reserve World Championships and Forging Champion 11 times. He was a member of the Welsh farrier team on no less than 7 occasions and 5-time team member of the American Farriers Team.
To learn more about this and other Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom presentations, and to register for this free online educational event, visit Americanfarriers.com/Performance.