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From The Desk Of AFJ

Still Lots Of Skepticism About Soring

Even with more pressure being applied and despite indicating they're on board with soring reforms, the Tennessee Walking Horse industry continues to utilize this illegal and hurtful process.


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Equine Industry Gearing Up For A Comeback

While there are still many challenges, it appears that the equine industry is beginning to recover from its disastrous 2008 recession. This is based on the percentage of respondents owning horses or competing with them at the same or higher levels than 2 years ago.


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You Don't Have To Go It Alone

Horse owners and trainers expect you to be the hoof-care expert, but a real expert also knows when to ask for some help

J.D. Downs has been shoeing full time since 2006 and has built a pretty successful practice near his Frederick, Colo., home. If he has one particular piece of advice for young shoers, it's â"Don't get in over your head."


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AFJ Staff Hits The Road

Fact-finding mission leads to a better understanding of aspects of the farrier industry
Many members of our staff regularly call on farriers, equine veterinarians, supply houses, manufacturers, hoof-care researchers and others in the footcare field. But this was the first time we've loaded up the entire AFJ staff for an in-depth and off-site fact-finding tour.
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