Pat Tearney is a long-term newspaper and magazine veteran writer and editor. Before retiring, he served for a number of years on the American Farriers Journal staff and continues to share his writing talents with our readers.
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.
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.
Simon Collins is not a computer geek. He makes a point of that. But the researcher with the Animal Health Trust in New Market, England, did get together with some geeks — or more properly with computer software designers and engineers.
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.
Campbell, Texas, farrier and American Farriers Team member Sawyer Spradling demonstrates his approach to tuning a distorted pritchel to a punch, a skill that has served him well when he travels to clinics and competitions.
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