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METALLURGY: How Much Do You Need To Know?

While not necessary to shoe horses, a working knowledge of how steel is made and reacts to heat and pressure can make a good career great
If you’re a horseshoer, you work with metal every day. But how much do you have to really know about metallurgy — the science underlying the working of metal — to be successful? That might depend on how you define success and what kind of farrier you want to be.
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Shoeing for a Living

Staying One Step Ahead

Preparing for volatile changes in seasonal climates pays off with better feet for Oklahoma farrier
Large, fluffy clouds dot the blue skies over northeastern Oklahoma in late May. A beautiful day like this is fairly typical shoeing weather for Chelsea, Okla., farrier Craig Stark.
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Seven Honored For Outstanding Hoof-Care Contributions

This year’s Hall Of Fame inductees include seven talented individuals who were honored for their life-long achievement in the footcare field
Four farriers and three equine veterinarians were honored for their outstanding equine footcare work during Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies that took place during this winter’s 11th annual International Hoof-Care Summit.
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Product Innovation

A Look at 35 Years of New and Better Hoof-Care Products

Survey indicates farriers, other hoof-care professionals have benefited from quality, quantity and diversity of offerings
On the road to putting together our list of the 35 Biggest Hoof-Care Product Improvements, we discovered several things; first of all, that it would be easy to put together a list of more than 35 products — but not quite so easy to mention 35 by brand name.
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Shoeing for a Living

A Long Star Shoeing Storm

Five Texas farriers demonstrate how teamwork, camaraderie and efficiency pay off in their hoof-care work

The day is already warming up as Bill Poor and Nick Hannan leave a Denny's restaurant just a few miles from the George H.W. Bush International Airport in Houston, Texas, where they've stopped for breakfast and get ready to head out to start their day shoeing horses.


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Competition Circuit Planned

New organization has lofty goal of providing premier venue for worldwide blacksmithing competition
Competitive horseshoers have been dreaming about the day when a "Professional Bull?Riders-like circuit" for horseshoers would come into existence.
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