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.
The sun is shining brightly on what promises to be a hot July day as Don Richardson drives his shoeing rig through the Ohio countryside near Urbana, a small town located a short distance north of Dayton.
If you wanted to know more about shoeing draft horses or other large breeds and weren't in attendance at a recent seminar held at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Mass., you missed a great opportunity.
The American Farriers Association dedicated a big part of its 33rd annual convention to honoring a visitor from overseas, as guest of honor and legendary Scottish farrier Edward Martin returned to the event for the first time in several years.
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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