Shane Westman

Shane Westman

Shane Westman, APF-I, is the farrier at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis.


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Farriers Encouraged to Implement Safety Practices During COVID-19

Recommendations aim to minimize risk to horseshoers and clients
During the current outbreak of COVID-19, farriers have almost universally been recognized as essential services – still allowed to travel and continue to provide their services – but this does not mean it is business as usual.  
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Farrier Tips

An Emergency Savings Account is Critical for Your Small Business

Any financial expert will advise that small business owners and individuals should build an emergency savings account, and I absolutely agree. Everyone should have 3 to 6 months’ worth of living expenses tucked away. Farriers need a year. What is a year’s worth of living expenses? It’s different for everybody. You should be able to look at your budget and know easily. What’s your monthly budget times 12 at the end of the day?
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How to Avoid Debt in a Farrier Practice

California farrier shares tips to dodge financial problems
If you control your debt, you control your life. Not all debt is bad, like a lot of gurus will have you believe, especially when you’re running a small business. Sometimes, you have some stuff called good debt, but you just have to be able to control it.
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