James DeGraff is an Editorial Assistant for American Farriers Journal. A senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, James is pursuing a degree in Journalism as well as Strategic Communication. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For many kids growing up, their childhood hobby is often soccer, baseball, football or a combination of them all. Others turn to the arts, be it a musical instrument or theatre as their calling. For Dillon Crane, however, none of those activities quite piqued his interest.
Key fixtures in horseshoeing from all over the east and south gathered for the East Tennessee Farriers Association Clinic. Highlighting the event was Danvers Child, who shared his expertise with a variety of different seminars and demonstrations.
Watch International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Roy Bloom of Drummond, Wis., as he forges the winning shoe during the Vern Hornquist Memorial Class at the 2019 American Farrier’s Association Convention in Tulsa, Okla. Bloom forged a 10 1/4” x 3/8” x 1” shoe from a 4 1/2” x 5” piece of aluminum bar stock. The toe must be 3/16” and the heel must be 1/2”. It also must fit six #4 city head nails.
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Kawell began as a university project geared towards innovation, problem solving, and maintenance services for the veterinary industry. Over the last few years we have worked with specialized companies and professionals in order to develop the theoretical and technical basis needed to design and manufacture a therapeutic product for the care of horses and prevention of disease.
From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.