Frankfort, Ky., farrier Scott Kimbel Jr. passed away April 6, 2021. He was 74.
Kimbel graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky., with a Bachelor of Science degree. He became a well-respected professional farrier, specializing in the care of Thoroughbred foals. He shared his expertise as a speaker at the International Hoof-Care Summit. Some of his favorite activities were horseback riding, fly fishing and playing the guitar. He carried and was admired for his deep spiritual wisdom.
A service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2021, at Church of the Ascension in Frankfort. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Church of the Ascension or Bluegrass Hospice Care.
Don’t think because a horse is young that they don’t need attention. Farriers and equine vets say the early days are the most important when it comes to foot health.