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[Podcast] A Conversation With Simon Curtis

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern sat down with Newmarket farrier, Dr. Simon Curtis.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern sat down with Newmarket farrier Dr. Simon Curtis.
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Hoof Beats: Point Of View

Foal conformation can change depending on one’s perspective
Extreme weather like we have been seeing this summer can affect the horse's hooves mightily. Obviously, the most affected horses are those who are out in it more.
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Moving Beyond The Pain And Swelling Of Equine Inflammation

Deeper knowledge of the concept can improve outcomes for horses
Is there more to heat, pain and lameness than meets the eye? Is there a reason why a horse is not responding to therapies? Potentially, yes. A farrier often is the first line of defense in identifying inflammation of the distal limb, and understanding its influence is critical for proper management.
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Making His Mark As A Cutting Horse Shoer

Texas farrier Jake Whitman draws from his time as a trainer to keep these athletes going
There’s something satisfying about watching a cutting horse doing its job well. The speed, agility and balance of the horse to mirror a cut cow as it desperately tries to return to the safety of its herd is mesmerizing and thrilling all at once.
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