NON-STOP LEARNING. Over 700 farriers and equine veterinarians who attended the International Hoof-Care Summit went home with plenty of practical ideas and techniques to help them do much better footcare work in 2005.
Page after page of extremely valuable suggestions for topics, speakers and plenty of other innovative learning ideas came out of the hundreds of surveys filled out by International Hoof-Care Summit attendees after last winter’s event in Cincinnati, Ohio.
These detailed summaries are already serving as a key ingredient for the American Farriers Journal staff in making next winter’s third annual Summit, Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2006, an even more valuable hoof-care educational event for you.
In the April issue of American Farriers Journal, we announced that Michigan State University researcher Hilary Clayton would be presenting unique work at next winter’s Summit that she and fellow researcher Robert Bowker are currently doing on combining physiological trimming principles with shoeing according to extensive biomechanical analysis. The “must-attend” presentation of this extraordinary work will definitely be a program highlight.
As a bonus, Clayton will offer a timely in-depth presentation on another critical hoof-care topic that will be of special interest to attending farriers and equine vets. Since she’s still considering several possible topics that will be especially timely, no decision has yet been made on what this second presentation will entail.
But we guarantee that you won’t want to miss either of these two presentations by Clayton, who is one of the world’s leading researchers in footcare…