From The Desk Of AFJ

Climbing Horseshoe Mountain

The first shoe I ever pulled off a horse took 45 minutes. My arms, hands, back and legs were screaming at me why are you doing this??? Beads of perspiration dripped into my eyes as my fingers gave their best death grip on tools that felt awkward and heavier with each passing second. Still, the shoe would not budge.
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“Watch Over” The Horse

In language, the “serv” in observing has Latin roots meaning to “watching over.” When we as farriers look at horses, we’ve committed to a very detailed act. We need to teach ourselves to “watch over.”
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From The Desk Of AFJ

Easier Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better

For farriers, poor communication ranks up there as a work place hazard that can do significant damage to a practice. Although there isn’t the physical injury that comes from other dangers, like being kicked by a spooked horse, poor communication can lead to loss of business severe enough to cripple one’s business.
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From The Desk Of AFJ

An Important Part Of A Fine Shoeing Job

I just returned from Kentucky while attending the World Horseshoeing Classic at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School. Congratulations to Team Great Britain for coming from behind and winning the Classic. We have an article coming in the April issue about this year’s competition.
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