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Farriers Take Part In RVC’s Inaugural U.S. Course

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.
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Use Your Rig To Boost Your Bottom Line

Farriers share ideas for cutting costs and generating revenue
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.
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[Video] Equine Hoof Nutrition

Suffolk, Va., farrier Darren Owen offers strategies that have worked for him in educating novice horse owners about "feeding the hoof."
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Preventing And Addressing Hoof Flares

Identifying and correctly managing deformations are critical to keeping horses sound
Hoof flare is one of the most common issues facing farriers today. Yet as often as it’s seen, hoof flare is also potentially crippling to the horse. Recognizing hoof flare and treating it can be crucial to keeping your clients’ horses healthy and sound.
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