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NRCHA Inducts California Farrier Into Its Hall Of Fame

Joe Magistri is the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award
A California farrier was inducted into the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hall Of Fame after becoming the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award. The NRCHA honored Joe Magistri on Oct. 18, 2018, for contributing to the cow horse industry and upholding the traditional ways of being a farrier and a cowboy.
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Using An Evidence-Based Treatment In A Fractured Navicular Bone Case

Diagnostic imaging plays a key role in this non-intrusive method that helped a horse return to the show ring
The case presented here is one of many we have been working on. This case is the most interesting because we had the advantage of having a thorough diagnostic history of the horse, which we believe is very important for proper, informed treatment for any patient. This entails having access to quality diagnostic images that pre-date the current treatment protocol.
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Matty Spinelli: Farrier With A Hammer Hand

Florida shoer lost his hand more than 60 years ago, but he never stopped shoeing horses
The stories of farrier courage, persistence and dedication are the stuff of legend. The desire to finish what is started transcends broken bones, failed muscles and severed blood vessels. Fortunately, most of these calamities have to be endured for only a short period.
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If You Want More Shoeing Research, It Takes More Dollars

When Bill Moyer talked about the importance of separating footcare facts from fiction during the second annual International Hoof-Care Summit in late January, he also pointed out the need for larger investments in footcare research. (See Pages 53 to 57 for details on what he told over 700 Summit attendees.)
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