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A Sweet Remedy to Heal Wounds

As International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Burney Chapman pointed out in an article he wrote 30 years ago for American Farriers Journal, the most widely used and dependable medicine for wound care in 1700 B.C. was honey and grease packed with muslin. That remedy holds up just as well today.
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[Podcast] A Conversation With Mark Caldwell

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with one of the most accomplished and knowledgeable farriers in the world, Mark Caldwell of Alsager, England.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with one of the most accomplished and knowledgeable farriers in the world, Mark Caldwell of Alsager, England.
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Remembering Bob Peacock

Friends and admirers recall what the Hall Of Fame farrier meant to the industry and their lives
On July 12, 2017, Bob Peacock, a major figure in the hoof-care community and founder of the wide-web aluminum shoe, passed away at the age of 78.
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IHCS 2017 PHOTO ALBUM

Record crowd treated to “Trusted Practices, Innovative Thought”
Another record turnout descended upon Cincinnati, Ohio, for “Trusted Practices, Innovative Thought” at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit.
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Key Points For Managing Laminitis

At a winter clinic, farrier Travis Burns reviews options available and the critical need to adhere to principles of treatment

When encountering acute or chronic laminitic cases, the best possible outcome relies on a team consisting of the horse owner, husbandry staff, veterinarian and farrier. Every case is different, yet the principles remain the same.


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Different Approaches To An Old Problem

The scenario can begin in different ways. One involves you pulling the shoes, trimming the feet and noticing a small cavity just inside the white line. Picking up a nail, you give it a scratch and a powder-like substance comes out. More scratching leaves you part way up the hoof wall. Another involves having a horse with hoof walls separating in the most distal part of the foot. While probing the separation, you discover that not only is it separated at the bottom, it goes much higher.
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Handling Footcare at the 6666 Ranch

The varied hoof-care needs keep Blane Chapman busy at the historic Texas ranch
A cold morning 2 days before Christmas found Blane Chapman and two apprentices shoeing at the famed 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas. They didn’t let the closeness of the holiday keep them away, because it was Monday, and Blane has been traveling the 100 miles from Lubbock to Guthrie every Monday for 14 years.
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