Articles by Jeremy McGovern

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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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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How to Convert a Router to a Pad Cutter

This step-by-step process shows h a woodworking router to trim pads.
Ever since the flip flop made its way from Europe 30 years ago, Versailles, Ky., farrier Steve Stanley has found it to be useful for horses under the right circumstances. He commonly uses flip flops as temporary solutions when managing harness horses that suffer from joint and knee pain.
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