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Hooves Vs. Bedding

While farriers aren’t often asked by clients what to recommend for stall bedding, that doesn’t mean the impact that these materials have on hooves isn’t of great concern.


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Trailer Shoeing!

Free up your truck, save gas and eliminate hauling your shoeing shop and product inventory everywhere you go
The classic farrier rig could be defined as a self-contained horseshoeing supply shop and work space built into a truck. Some farriers, though, find it more economical to work out of a trailer that can stay at home when they’re not shoeing.
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Lexington Learning!

Plenty of highly practical and technical shoeing topics dominated the recent American Farrier’s Association convention lectures

 One of the most valuable benefits of attending the 28th annual American Farrier’s Association (AFA) Conven?tion in early March in Lexington, Ky., was the tremendous amount of education that shoers received.


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New Way To Glue On Shoes

This veteran farrier’s unique technique hasn’t failed him yet!

 In 50 years of shoeing, a farrier can do a lot of thinking about finding better ways to get the job done.


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What To Do About Horse Abuse

Farriers will report clients if they see abuse but few actually come across it

One of the most severe cases of horse abuse ever came to light last September when a Kansas plumbing supply store owner was charged with 18 counts of cruelty to animals.


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Efficiency Counts!

Before having a new shoeing rig built, this farrier found it paid to work out all the design details on paper
WHEN RON MOTT started shoeing for money, his rig consisted of a home-made wagon pulled by a Toyota Tercel.
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