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Doug Figgs’ Two-Pronged Career Suits Him Just Fine

He'd introduce himself as a horseshoer, but his musical achievements are just as impressive
Doug Figgs has to stretch in the morning. It helps loosen him up for a full day of shoeing horses. Or maybe for a day tending to his cattle. Possibly for a day of traveling capped off with an evening performance. Regardless, there's a big day ahead.
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Sport Horse Presents Tough, Unresolved Case

Presented with a horse not responding to hoof-care, farrier Stuart Muir tries different footcare strategies to achieve soundness
As farriers, when we are managing therapeutic cases, we like to see our work benefit the horse so that it can return to the same capacity that it was previously working in. Of course, that isn’t always the case and despite our best efforts, many horses won’t return to their previous levels of performance — or at all.
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From the AFJ Archives: May/June 2018

September/October 1996
1996 Article Overview Phil Fisher of Hastings, Neb., approached this article with a straightforward purpose: inform readers about how to shoe reining horses. At the time Fisher wrote this article, he was shoeing a few successful top reiners. This motivated him to share his own methods to farriers who might not be as familiar with reiners.
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From the AFJ Archives: April 2018

July/August 1983
1983 ARTICLE OVERVIEW Steve Kraus, head of Farrier Services and senior lecturer at Cornell University, originally wrote this article for the 1983 July/August issue of American Farriers Journal. As a private practice farrier in Trumansburg, N.Y., Kraus originally approached this subject with the intent to clarify the purpose of Scotch bottom shoes and share his method of creating this complicated type of shoe.
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Friday's Farrier Facts & Figures

Trims & Shoeings | Nutritional Advice

This week's facts and figures... How Many Trims Only? How Many Trims And Shoeings? How Often Do Clients Seek Nutritional Advice For Their Horses From Farriers? This edition of Farrier Facts & Figures is brought to you by Markel Insurance Co.
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Crossroads Farrier Supply Clinic

4/8/19
Crossroads Farrier Supply
67 Rollins Ln
Louisa, VA
United States
Contact: Anita Leckie
Crossroads Farrier Supply is hosting a clinic in Louisa. Read More

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Lamar Weaver Clinic

11/15/19
Asu Beebe Farm
1201 W Center St, Beebe
Beebe, AR
United States
Contact: Jordan Sullivan
Join Lamar Weaver, CFJ for a shoeing and forging demonstration. This event will feature several hands on opportunities, so bring free-standing forging stations. Read More

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Florida State Farrier Assn. Annual Clinic and Membership Meeting

12/7/19
Finger Lakes Custom Manufacturing
1211 NE 17th Rd.
Ocala, FL
United States
The Florida State Farrier Assn. will be holding their Annual Clinic and Membership Meeting to discuss sport horseshoeing and negative palmer. Read More

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Oleo Acres Farrier Clinic

5/30/20
Oleo Acres Blacksmith and Farrier Supply
10367 W Centennial Rd Suite 200
Littleton, CO
United States
Join Dave Farley, CF APF-1 for a clinic that will offer information on shoeing and tool techniques. Read More

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