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[Podcast] A Conversation With Curtis Burns

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with Wellington, Fla., farrier Curtis Burns, who shares details of his rollercoaster of a career path.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by SmartPak, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with Wellington, Fla., farrier Curtis Burns, who shares details of his rollercoaster of a career path.
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Shop Talk: March 2018

FEI Taps AAPF/IAPF As Farriers For 2018 World Equestrian Games The American and International Associa­tions of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) will serve as the emergency farrier service providers for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C.
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Online Extras: November 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video demonstrating how to maximize rig space and propane capacity
  • Stretching exercises that will keep you in business
  • Undesirable clients and how to fire them
  • Barefoot vs. shod?
  • Tool tip videos with Roy Bloom
  • Video of Curtis Burns demonstrating a crack

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Don’t Let Quarter Cracks Slow Your Clients

Understand the pitfalls for better patching of performance horses
Understanding how quarter cracks occur is critical to managing the injury, not to mention keeping the horse going. Wellington, Fla., farrier Curtis Burns classifies quarter cracks into three categories — concussion, rotational and blunt trauma.
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Molding Better Backyard Horse Clients

Communication and motivating owners are keys to managing hoof care
One of the stone cold, lead pipe locks in the industry is that the overwhelming majority of farriers work on backyard horses. Only 8% of all farriers do not have a single backyard horse client, according to American Farriers Journal’s 2016 Farrier Business Practices Survey, which starts on Page 22. That percentage has not moved appreciably in 14 years. It’s a safe bet that the needle won’t move in the foreseeable future.
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Horseshoe Barn's 30th Annual Clinic

11/10/17
Horseshoe Barn
Sacramento, CA
United States
The Horseshoe Barn’s 30th Annual Clinic will be held in Sacramento, Calif. Read More

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SWOFA Winter Clinic

1/12/19
East River Equine Hospital
3251 State Road 227
North Richmond, IN
United States
Contact: Chuck Gibson
The Southwestern Ohio Farriers Association is hosting a winter clinic in North Richmond, Ind. Read More

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AAPF/IAPF Hoof-care Essentials Clinic

5/18/19
10367 W Centennial Rd, Ste 200
Littleton, CO
United States
Oleo Acres Farrier and Blacksmith Supply is hosting the AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic in Littleton. Read More

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