Articles by Pat Tearney

Pat Tearney
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Taking A Stroll Down My Own Horseshoeing Memory Lane

The first time I ever saw a horse shod, the farrier was my college roommate, John Hart. This was back in the early 1970s. John, who was a couple of years younger than me, had taken a spring term off from Ohio's Bowling Green State University, where we were students, to go to horseshoeing school in Oklahoma.


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Pat Tearney
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Share Your Most Common Hoof-Care Challenges

Searches of our website indicate high-low syndrome is No. 1

A recent review of terms searched for on our website, www.americanfarriers.com seems to confirm the belief of many farriers that high-low syndrome is virtually endemic among U.S. horses.


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Pat Tearney
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Walking The Fine Line On Foals

Dealing with young horses presents another example of the importance of using your mind, developing your eye

Dealing with young horses presents another example of the importance of using your mind, developing your eye.


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Staying Current Along The Mississippi

Louisiana shoer Jimmy Gore flourishes by maintaining high standards and adapting to a changing horse-and-owner population
It's not hot on the bayou on this late February morning near Baton Rouge, La. Spring is running a little late this year, as it is for much of the country.
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