When selecting a sharpening or polishing compound, there is a broad spectrum of colors from which to choose. But what do the colors mean? In what situations should they be used?
“You have to understand what you’re trying to do and recognize the condition of your blade before you can pick the right compound,” says Neal Baggett of Baggett Hoof Knives in Bishop, Ga.
Farriers belong to an industry with a healthy contribution to the United States economy.
The entire equine industry generates about $122 billion in total economic impact, according to the American Horse Council (AHC) Foundation’s 2017 Economic Impact Study of the U.S. Horse Industry, which was released in late February. It’s responsible for 1.74 million jobs and $79 billion in total salaries, wages and benefits.
The American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) draft of its Model Veterinary Practice Act (MVPA) is intended to be a model of guiding principles to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and animals. Yet, even the best of intentions can result in unforeseen consequences.
The American Veterinary Medical Association’s draft of its Model Veterinary Practice Act is intended to be a model of guiding principles to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and animals. Yet, even the best of intentions can result in unforeseen consequences.
Farriers around the world swear by the great benefits that hoof packing offers to equine feet. They also swear at the sticky mess that often results. Is there a better way to apply hoof packing under pads without it ending up all over you, your tools and anything else within reach?
As the deadline looms to submit comments on the American Veterinary Medical Association’s proposal to remove the farriery exemption from the Model Veterinary Practice Act, two of the largest farrier associations issued statements on the issue Monday.
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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.