The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority confirmed with American Farriers Journal on Thursday, May 12, 2022, that it is delaying the implementation of the federal Thoroughbred racetrack shoeing regulations.
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority is delaying implementation of federal Thoroughbred racetrack shoeing regulations, multiple sources within the racing industry have told American Farriers Journal.
Every second counts in racing, even when the horse isn’t on the track. Vero Beach, Fla., farrier Tom Curl and Pleasant Grove, Calif., farrier Leah Clarke know this well after repairing quarter cracks on top racehorses and show horses across the country.
Archaeologists surveying the receding Norwegian glaciers have retrieved nearly a dozen horseshoes and other equine-related objects from eight sites over the past 16 years. Now, more finds have emerged as researchers explore the Horse Ice Patch.
Bacterial and fungal infections are among the most prevalent hoof-care issues that farriers face. They also can prove frustrating to get under control, particularly when clients fail to follow through with treatment between farrier visits. There is an option that can help — copper.
Many farriers diversify their hoof-care practices across multiple disciplines. The disparity often leads to a variety of shoeing modifications that are incorporated into one’s everyday work, and Doug Corey is no exception.
Campbell, Texas, farrier and American Farriers Team member Sawyer Spradling demonstrates his approach to tuning a distorted pritchel to a punch, a skill that has served him well when he travels to clinics and competitions.
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