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Increased Knowledge of the Equine Anatomy Can Help Farriers Improve Hoof Care

The choices farriers make in trimming and shoeing should take into account bones, tendons and other internal structures of the limbs
The choices farriers make when trimming and shoeing to achieve a certain result are going to have an impact on the entire equine limb and, at times, may result in unintended consequences. Understanding the anatomy of the equine limb beyond the hoof can help reduce the chances of a farrier’s action having an adverse reaction elsewhere. It can also improve the quality of communication among equine colleagues.
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[Podcast] A Conversation with Chris Gregory

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by GE Forge & Tool, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with farrier educator and clinician, Chris Gregory to talk about his life, his family’s farrier school and some important points on client management.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by GE Forge & Tool, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with farrier educator and clinician Chris Gregory to talk about his life, his family’s farrier school and some important points on client management.
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Farriers Recognized As Future Footcare Leaders

Three farriers were honored at the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit for making remarkable progress in their footcare careers just 3 years out of shoeing school
In 2009, American Farriers Journal joined six industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made exceptional professional progress within 3 years after graduating from farrier school.
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Are You Punching Better Nail Holes?

Veteran farriers share techniques to avoid sheared nails and preserve tools
Whether you’re forging a horseshoe from bar stock or modifying a factory-made shoe, the nail holes you punch are critical. The holes help determine whether the nails hold until the next shoeing and, when necessary, avoid flaws in a less-than-perfect hoof.
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Farriers Recognized As Future Footcare Leaders

Three farriers were honored at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit for making remarkable progress in their footcare careers just 3 years out of shoeing school.
In 2009, American Farriers Journal joined six industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made incredible professional progress within 3 years of graduation from farrier school.
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