Jeremy McGovern

Jeremy McGovern

Jeremy McGovern has been a journalist for nearly 20 years. He has been a member of the American Farriers Journal staff for 7 years and serves as the Executive Editor/Publisher. A native of Indiana, he also is a member of the board of directors for the American Horse Publications organization of equine media.

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Cryotherapy and Lame Horses

Researchers examine cryotherapy’s analgesic effects with study of horses with induced lameness
Standing a horse in a cold creek was an old horseman’s remedy. Times have changed since this early iteration of cryotherapy, as today we have advanced products to provide the same treatment in clinical and field settings through more controlled and effective processes.
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Farrier Discussion of High-Low Syndrome

Farriers share insight on high-low horses by looking at a case prior to trimming.
Horses presenting high-low syndrome is a common management issue for farriers. And as with other challenges in farriery, there is no one-size-fits-all solution in addressing the problem. Particularly with this syndrome, there are many variants or forms, and the farrier must also factor in many other variables beyond what is presented in the feet to improve the outcome for the horse.
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Farrier Input in Pre-Purchase Exams is Rare

Survey shows hat farrier participation in pre-purchase exam
During the December 2019 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, a session featured two prominent equine veterinarians leading a discussion on pre-purchase examinations (PPE). The veterinary audience drove the discussion, covering all aspects of the PPE. When an audience member asked the two practitioners how they utilize farriers, both stated that they do not.
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Frankly Speaking: Celebrating 45 Years of American Farrier Journal

Nearly 45 years ago, a farrier in Arcadia, Fla., saw an opportunity to improve farrier communication. He would catch the rising tide that had emerged during the previous 5 to 10 years with the creation of several strong regional associations and the American Farrier’s Association. This movement was about bringing farriers together and eliminating the isolationism that was crippling the industry.
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Farrier Business Success Academy

7 Frequently Asked Questions About American Farriers Journal’s Upcoming Farrier Business Success Academy

Join the editors of American Farriers Journal November 15-17, 2019, for the first-ever, FREE-to-attend, Farrier Business Success Academy. The 3-day online event features a series of knowledge-building video sessions taught by some of the most widely recognized footcare business authorities today and allows for in-depth, expense-free education through a unique online learning format.


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