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[Podcast] An Interview With Dick Becker

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by Vettec, we welcome Dick Becker of Lapeer, Mich., to share the many important lessons he's learned during his years of shoeing.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Vettec, we welcome Dick Becker of Lapeer, Mich., to share the many important lessons he's learned during his years of shoeing.
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Horse Owners Welcome

"Horseman's Day" helps bring record-breaking crowd to AFA convention in Chattanooga

Dedicating a portion of the American Farrier’s Association convention to horse owners was apparently a good move, as record-breaking numbers attended the event in Chattanooga, Tenn., during late February.


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7 Tips For Using Propane Forges

A few hints for using this handy farrier tool that has all but replaced coal and coke

THE COAL FORGE is slowly disappearing from horseshoeing as the propane forge has gained popularity.


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Heard 'Round The Anvil

Check out these 30 shoeing tips and tricks picked up from farriers and equine veterinarians at clinics and conferences

 1. To forge a bar in an aluminum bar shoe, start with a keg shoe that’s two sizes larger than what you need. 


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Horse Sense In The Horse Capital Of The World

Equine hoof, leg anatomy get a long look at Lexington AFA convention
They may not have spent much time at the horse farms that give Lexington, Ky., its nickname as the Horse Capital Of The World, but attendees at the 31st annual American Farrier’s Association (AFA) convention in early March had plenty of opportunities to improve their abilities to help the animals.
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Craig Trnka Seeks AFA Presidency

New Mexico farrier running as write-in Candidate
I was urged to run for president of the American Farriers Association (AFA) by members who have great concern for the future of the AFA. Hopefully, in this statement, I can make our concerns known.
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