Daniel Jones, CJF, has been shoeing horses in Fairhope, Ala., for 25 years. He is the captain of the 2020 American Farriers Team and a multi-year member (2011, 2012, 2019). In 2008, he was the World Championship Blacksmiths Striker of the Year and a Top 10 finisher in that year and 2009. He is also an American Farrier’s Association pre-certification instructor and the recipient of the 2018 Jim Linzy Outstanding Clinician Award.
Training your eye is one of the most important skills you will learn as a farrier. It’s also one of the skills for which time has no substitute. Fortunately, new and veteran farriers alike have a variety of measurement tools that can serve as a guide, whether you’re at a barn earning your living or at a competition honing your shoemaking skills.
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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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.