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EQUINE SCULPTURE. This metal horse greeted tradeshow attendees at the American Association Of Equine Practitioners annual convention in New Orleans in November. The sculpture was part of the display of the International Equine Podiatry Center of Versailles, Ky.
Ric Redden, equine veterinarian and farrier from Versailles, Ky., told attendees at the annual convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in New Orleans in November, that the physical examination is the most important part of evaluating the equine foot. He identified the following as key to conducting a good exam.
James K. Waldsmith, a veterinarian from San Luis Obispo, Calif., was thinking of his fellow veterinarians when he wrote a paper entitled “Financial Benefits Of Horse Owner Education,” that was included in the AAEP program this year. But what Waldsmith had to say makes a lot of sense for farriers as well.
Waldsmith says investing time in client education is money in the bank. Do it well and you can generate more profits. Neglect it and your income will shrink.
Waldsmith’s advice is to appeal to the horse owners’ financial concerns. Better hoof…