Safety & Healthcare

Heed The Warning Signs For Stress

Long-time shoer turned counselor offers coping strategies to avoid burnout, which can prematurely end a farrier career
Harry Trosin loved his job. The Oklahoma shoer simply couldn’t wait to get to work each morning for more than 30 years. Then it all changed.
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20 Safety Tips For Clients Holding Horses For Farriers And Vets

NOW is the time to be immersed in valuable knowledge to improve your safety during your everyday hoof care work!
In this FREE eGuide, “20 Safety Tips For Clients Holding Horses For Farriers And Vets,” American Farriers Journal pinpoints 20 tips farriers can immediately implement into their practices to encourage a safe working environment for both themselves and for their assistants.
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METALLURGY: How Much Do You Need To Know?

While not necessary to shoe horses, a working knowledge of how steel is made and reacts to heat and pressure can make a good career great
If you’re a horseshoer, you work with metal every day. But how much do you have to really know about metallurgy — the science underlying the working of metal — to be successful? That might depend on how you define success and what kind of farrier you want to be.
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Letters: July/August 2017

Count Your Blessings After reading the May/June 2017 “Frankly Speaking” column (“Rather Than Just Talking About It …”) and the article “Treatment for Dealing with Penetrating Injuries,” I suggest that having full-time farriers at seven veterinarian schools is better than none.
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