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Help Your Business Forge Ahead

Designed for farriers, this software program will let you more effectively manage your business
In managing my shoeing business, I use the Forge Ahead v3.3 software program because it’s fast, easy, flexible and gives me the essential business management information that I need.
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More Concerns About Licensing
While it dealt with equine massage therapists, a bill introduced last summer in the California State Assembly could have had serious ramifications for horseshoers. Fortunately, the bill was killed in committee, thanks to the efforts of Bob Smith, a farrier and owner of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School in  Sacramento, Calif.
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For The Love Of The Horse

For some, shoeing horses is a job. For others, it’s what life is all about.
Every shoeing business has a limited amount of services. Whether it’s hand-making shoes from bar stock or giving prepurchase advice, no two businesses offer exactly the same thing. But if there ever was a farrier service that had unlimited services, it would have to be Ross Smith’s at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
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The Perfect Apprenticeship!

Planning is the key to this close working relationship
The American Farrier’s Association has an apprentice program, which some potential farriers have tried. Many more work out apprenticeship agreements with veteran farriers with varying levels of success.
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Think You’re Safe From Being Sued? Think Again!

Not only do you have to protect yourself from being sued, but you may be held responsible for your apprentices or students even when you’re not supervising them
A day doesn’t go by that we don’t hear about somebody being sued. Turn on the radio and you’ll hear about a big tobacco company settling a billion-dollar lawsuit out of court. Flip on the TV at night and you’ll likely have to choose between a sitcom or a lawyer-based drama involving big-dollar court proceedings.
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