Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson has been at American Farriers Journal for 9 years. She serves as an assistant editor for AFJ and the production manager for all the Lessiter Media titles. A native of Wisconsin, she has written for numerous newspapers and magazines.

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Farriers Recognized As Future Footcare Leaders

Three farriers were honored at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit for making remarkable progress in their footcare careers just 3 years out of shoeing school.
In 2009, American Farriers Journal joined six industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made incredible professional progress within 3 years of graduation from farrier school.
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Body Condition Scoring System Keeps Equine Professionals On The Same Page

This standardized method to determine a horse’s ideal body weight is an important tool for horse owners, trainers, farriers and nutritionists

Body condition scoring is something every horse owner and trainer should know how to use in order to evaluate if a horse is too skinny or too fat, says Jessica Normand, senior director of equine health for SmartPak.


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Farriers Recognized As Future Footcare Leaders

Three farriers were honored at the 2016 International Hoof-Care Summit for making remarkable progress in their footcare careers just 3 years out of shoeing school
In 2009, American Farriers Journal joined six industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made incredible professional progress within 3 years of graduation from farrier school.
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Career Guide Know How

Advice From Rising Shoeing Star Winners

The transition from a horseshoeing school student to a full-time farrier can be rough, even for those who graduate at the top of their class. New graduates and those just starting their farrier business understand the challenges you’ll face, regardless of education and skill.


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Three Farriers Recognized As Future Footcare Leaders

Three farriers were recognized at the 2015 International Hoof-Care Summit for making remarkable progress in their farrier careers just 3 years out of shoeing school

In 2009, American Farriers Journal joined six industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made incredible professional progress within 3 years of graduation from farrier school.


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Spotlight on Hoof Care

Kentucky Horseshoeing School Graduates Gather To Celebrate 25 Years Of Farrier Education

Kentucky Horseshoeing School celebrates major milestone with food, music and, of course, continuing education
On Oct. 25, Kentucky Horseshoeing School (KHS) in Richmond, Ky., marked its 25th anniversary by hosting an alumni clinic and barbecue. The free event was the school’s way of honoring its former students.
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