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Summit Delivers Powerful Takeaways For Attendees

Industry professionals share some of the ideas they learned that will most benefit their practices


Pictured Above:The International Hoof-Care Summit celebrated its 15th anniversary with another record year. Some 1,270 attendees from 18 countries came to Cincinnati, Ohio, for “Sound Strategies For Better Footcare.”

Another record number of equine hoof-care professionals invested in their continuing education in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the 15th annual International Hoof-Care Summit for “Sound Strategies For Better Footcare.”

A wealth of information from some of the most knowledgeable hoof-care experts in the world was offered up to the 1,270 attendees from 18 countries. Over 4 days in late January, they had the opportunity to take part in:

  • 9½ hours of Trade Show time.
  • 15 General Session presentations.
  • 25 Hoof-Care Roundtables.

“Being my first year at the Summit, all of the information was slightly overwhelming but very exciting,” says Aaron Hill of Montpelier, Ohio, one of the 223 first-time Summit attendees. “The amount of quality information is awesome, and reaffirms my passion and desire to continue furthering my education in farriery and passion for what I will be doing the rest of my life.”

Gary Dowling, a farrier from Collector, Australia, also enjoyed this year’s Summit and took away practical information to use in his practice.

“I enjoyed all of it after coming last year,” says Dowling. “I knew how to get a lot more out of it the second time around … I hope I can get back
next year.”

For the past 2 years, we’ve asked farriers to share their “wow” moments and favorite presentations from the Summit, a…

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