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Shop Talk: April 2019

AFA Takes Over Tulsa The American Farrier’s Association (AFA) held its 48th annual convention “Your Ultimate Road Trip,” in Tulsa, Okla. The convention reflected on the farriers who couldn’t attend with the unveiling of “The Silent Anvil” memorial created by Tom Willoughby, conceived by Dick Fanguy, Chuck Milne and Eric Nygaard. The convention also featured a lively auction, competition and camaraderie between the attendees.
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Farrier Wes Champagne Shares Hoof-Care Contributions

Wes Champagne has shod racetrack legends, including American Pharoah, Justify and more recently, Accelerate. He’s offering up some trade knowledge about his contributions, innovations and techniques that have led horses with a stone bruise to later win the Triple Crown, as reported by the Thoroughbred Daily News.
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The Key to Soundness is in the Heels

Providing appropriate caudal support helps keep racehorses on the track
Keeping any horse sound can be a tall order. Keeping a Thoroughbred racehorse sound is nearly impossible. That doesn’t stop Wes Champagne from trying, though. “No horseshoer can keep a horse perfectly sound,” says the Arcadia, Calif., farrier. “They all get injured eventually, but farriers can try to prolong their longevity.”
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