In honor of the 24th annual Farriers Week celebration (July 10-16, 2022), we collected these tributes from members of the equine community to recognize all of the hard work and dedication farriers put forth to keep horses sound.
The 2020 U.S. graduates of the Royal Vetarinary College’s graduate diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (Grad Dip ELR) completed the final course weekend at University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center in early March of this year.
Darren Owen hasn’t been a student for several years. But the 56-year-old Scottsville, Va., farrier jumped at the chance to take his professional credentials to a new level by enrolling in the Royal Veterinary College’s (RVC) Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (Grad Dip ELR) at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center.
You work hard to make a living with your farrier rig. Perhaps it’s time to allow your rig to do some of the heavy lifting.
There are a number of ways to let your rig shoulder the economic load including charging for your time behind the wheel, advertising and selling products.
2017 IHCS Educational Partner Life Data Labs representatives Mike Barker and Darren Owen share tips to improve your farrier practice through a variety of nutritional wellness tools at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit.
Farriery requires knowledge and skills to provide proper equine hoof care. In this series, sponsored by VICTORY, American Farriers Journal visits Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo. In this edition, Chris Gregory discussed his journey to becoming an educator, his focus in teaching farrier students and the state of farrier education.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.