As independent business person, a farrier often takes the pulse of his or her hoof-care business. This includes monitoring cashflow, managing your inventory and balancing your books among other matters. But how often does a farrier consider his or her reputation?
Dr. Bill Vandergrift of EquiVision, Inc. tells American Farriers Journal about their reputation as an international equine nutrition consulting company, and how their services can help 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees.
Q. What would you suggest for dropping the angle of a patten bar shoe? How much time do you allow between adjustments and how many degrees at a time? This is a 10-degree bar on a mare who has had a lot of damage to the deep digital flexor tendon and surrounding tissue.
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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