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Last American Vegetable-Leather Tanner Set To Close Its Doors

Unless a last minute buyer steps forward, the E.H. Hall/Westan Co. will soon be shutting its plant doors in Westfield, Pa. Manufacturing shoeing pads and other leather products, the employee-owned company provided jobs for 156 workers and was the oldest continuously operating business in Pennsylvania's Tioga County.
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International Hoof-Care Summit “Outstanding Presentation Awards” Announced

Four presentations have been designated as the "Best of the Best" from the inaugural International Hoof-Care Summit, held in Cincinnati in February 2004. Based on the evaluations of Summit attendees, four individuals are being recognized for the outstanding quality, depth and overall presentation of their material in contributing to hoof-care education at the International Hoof-Care Summit.
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Ernst Family Serves 100 Years As Official Kentucky State Fair Farrier
Since the Kentucky State Fair’s world championship horse show started in 1903, nobody but a member of the Ernst family has served as the official show farrier.
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Tax Court Opinion Makes It Easier For Farriers To Deduct Home Office Expenses

While it has been possible in the past for shoers to deduct the cost of an office in the home that is used 100 percent for business purposes, a new U.S. Tax Court opinion may make it possible to do so even if the room is used for some personal uses. But one caution is that this opinion went against the existing tax law, which requires a room be used “regularly and exclusively” for work in order to take a home office tax deduction.
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A Fitting Product Tribute To Two Farrier Industry Leaders
Kane replaces Bob Mealey of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University who handled the equine research editor’s duties since the May/June, 1999, issue of American Farriers Journal.
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