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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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New Mexico Farriers Get Some Oklahoma Shoeing Wisdom

Mark Milster stresses importance of observation and understanding the needs of the individual horse
Mark Milster gave some tips on everyday shoeing and forging at the first-ever clinic held at San Marcos Feed, near Santa Fe, N.M. When San Marcos Feed took over the farrier supply side of Wagon Mound Ranch Supply, owner Tom Macdonnell decided to continue the tradition of hosting an annual shoeing clinic.
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35 Great Debuts

Here’s a look at when some of the greatest farriers first contributed to American Farriers Journal
While working on this 35th Anniversary issue of American Farriers Journal, I've been paging through back issues. At times I can almost feel the heat of the forges and hear the distant echo of hammer ringing on steel.
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Edward Martin... The Man And His Legacy

This Scottish farrier’s work ethic, demand for excellence and love of life, friends and poetry will live on after his recent death
I f you are a farrier anywhere in North America, your life and how you work has been dramatically affected by Edward Martin of Closeburn, Scotland.
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Forge Ahead With New Skills!

Take part in this highly educational worldwide forging exercise without ever leaving home
Based on recent telephone calls, a number of American Farriers Journal readers have already been hard at work trying to forge the Scottish hind preventer shoe for next summer’s mail-in forging exercise.
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Shop Talk

More Concerns About Licensing
While it dealt with equine massage therapists, a bill introduced last summer in the California State Assembly could have had serious ramifications for horseshoers. Fortunately, the bill was killed in committee, thanks to the efforts of Bob Smith, a farrier and owner of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School in  Sacramento, Calif.
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