Disciplines & Breeds

Teamwork Is Crucial At The World Equestrian Games

There are no short cuts when providing elite hoof care
Working the World Equestrian Games is often considered the crown jewel for many farriers’ careers. While shoeing the best equine athletes in the world certainly looks good on a résumé, make no mistake, this is not an individual event — it’s all about the team helping the horse.
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NRCHA Inducts California Farrier Into Its Hall Of Fame

Joe Magistri is the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award
A California farrier was inducted into the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hall Of Fame after becoming the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award. The NRCHA honored Joe Magistri on Oct. 18, 2018, for contributing to the cow horse industry and upholding the traditional ways of being a farrier and a cowboy.
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What Does A Barrel Horse Need To Succeed?

Appropriate hoof care will help provide the confidence a barrel horse needs
Every barrel-racing client has a singular personality. Each one will want something different from a farrier, and often what is valued most will vary from horse to horse. Lindsay HaroldBouquillon is the kind of client whom farriers wish they had more of in their shoeing book. The Oxford, Conn., barrel racer is a horsewoman who has been riding most of her life.
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Colorado Farrier Embraces Learning Opportunities To Benefit Horses

Steve Foxworth incorporates a mindset of learning and growth in his life and hoof-care practice
Failure is not an option, or so we’ve been told. If you ask Steve Foxworth, though, failure not only is an option, it’s embraced. You see, there are more learning opportunities in failure than there are in success.
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[Podcast] A Conversation With Dr. Renate Weller

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by American Equus, Editor Jeremy McGovern is joined by Royal Veterinary College researcher Dr. Renate Weller to discuss improving evidence based farriery.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by American Equus, Editor Jeremy McGovern is joined by Royal Veterinary College researcher Dr. Renate Weller to discuss improving evidence-based farriery.
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