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Manufactured Horseshoes

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Today's farrier never has had a greater horseshoe selection
The reasons for shoeing remain the same, but the choice of materials, types and styles available on the market is greater than ever.
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Quantifying the Hoof in Support of Evidence-Based Farriery

Monique and John Craig of EponaMind discuss the state of the art in keeping track of the hoof. They explore the hardware and software that can be used to image and measure the hoof, what the measurements mean, and how they are used and reported.
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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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The Art of Horse Shoeing

The Art Of Horse-Shoeing: A Manual For Farriers

$16.95

Selected as one of the dozen best horseshoeing books ever published, this reprint of an exciting 1895 book written by a leading British veterinarian lays down correct principles and points out hundreds of highly technical details still essential to good shoeing. Some 100 years later, farriers still rely on ideas from this highly valuable book in their daily shoeing work. Must reading for anyone involved with hoof care!

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Crossroads Farrier Supply Clinic

4/8/19 9:00 am EDT
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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Doug Russo's 2-Day Hands-On Lameness & Endocrine Clinic

8/2/24 8:00 am to 8/3/24 8:00 pm CDT
Missouri Forget Me Not Horse Rescue and Equestrian Center
1025 Heritage Rd.
Linn Creek, MO
United States

Hosted by Doug Russo, CJF, head farrier at Iowa State University, this clinic will provide attendees with hands-on experience in lameness cases, shoeing techniques and endocrine management at the Missouri Forget Me Not Horse Rescue and Equestrian Center in Linn Creek, Mo., Aug. 2-3, 2024.

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