Articles by Pat Tearney

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Shoeing for a Living

A Shoer Who's Always on the Go

Connecticut farrier Geoff Goodson is one busy guy — and that’s the way he likes it
Geoff Goodson is one of those people who only seems happy when extremely busy. According to his wife, Kim, the farrier from East Hampton, Conn., is a classic Type A personality. He's always on the go, always has to be doing something, is always thinking and is always looking ahead.
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Shoeing For a Living

For The Good Of The Horsey

Ohio farrier keeps a sense of wonder and appreciation that he’s making a living working with the animals he loves
Dean Moshier knows that it seems a little odd to hear him greet a client with, "So how's the horsey doing today?"
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Dealing with Club Feet from Foals to Adults

Farrier-veterinarian Hans Castelijns shares some of the methods he’s used to correct and manage mismatched feet
Club and mismatched feet are among the problems farriers face almost daily, so it’s not surprising that one of the most popular educational presenters at the 2009 International Hoof-Care Summit got rave reviews from attendees for sharing how he deals with this problem.
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Clinchers

Clinchers: Tools For A Final Step

The right feel, height and angles are keys to finding the one that fits your work

Clinchers are one of those tools that were originally developed to help farriers more easily do a job that they’d been doing by less mechanical means for years.


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Shoeing for a Living

A Little Old And A Little New

Utah’s Jacob Manning adapts lessons learned from his Hall of Fame father into his own style of horseshoeing
Cool mornings, Utah and June don't seem to belong in the same sentence, but it's a cool June morning in Roosevelt, Utah, as Jacob Manning pilots his shoeing rig from the parking lot of a local restaurant where he and his nephew, Dennis, met me for breakfast before heading to their first shoeing stop.
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NYPD

Hoof Care for the Force

Long-time farrier with the NYPD says lessons learned on the job apply to many types of horses and disciplines
Shoeing horses for the New York City Police Department’s mounted units was an eye-opening experience for East Islip, N.Y., farrier Jerry Trapani.
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