Articles by Pat Tearney

Tom and Jerry
Shoeing for a Living

Signing Up For The Draft

Savannah farrier finds his weekly day with draft horses challenging and rewarding
Dark clouds hang low over the Savannah River as Steve Prescott sets up his shoeing rig just outside the doors of the old stable that houses the horses and equipment of the Plantation Carriage Company on the outskirts of the picturesque city of Savannah, Ga.
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Vet Won't Phone In A Heart Bar

But George Platt says that these shoes, properly applied, are a vital part of treating laminitis
George Platt has a well-earned reputation for getting good results in treating laminitis with a regimen that includes using heart bar shoes. He also has at least one hard and fast rule about heart bar shoes.
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Full-Contact Farrier Quiz Bowl?

Southern Horseshoers On Education seek opponent for “Born To Forge Mind Games”

DOES ANY ORGANIZATION out there think it’s got the shoeing knowledge to take on the Southern Horseshoers On Education (S.H.O.E.)? Well, S.H.O.E. says bring it on!

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It All Came from Trying to Save $35

Ozarks-area shoer’s career began as a simple way of saving a few bucks
Jamey Carsel does his shoeing on the fringe of the Ozarks Mountains, in the area where four states — Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma — come together.
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Be a Farrier, Not a Carrier

Take precautions to protect yourself and your shoeing clients from equine health problems
Typhoid Mary was the nickname the press gave to an early 20th century cook who was tied to 10 typhoid outbreaks in affluent New York City area households.
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Farrier Earns His Stripes

Racetrack shoer shares special tricks of shoeing Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo’s zebras
Racetrack farriers expect to deal with a certain number of temperamental animals. But Joe Trhlik has dealt with some that literally belong in a zoo.
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