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Are You Using the Horn Correctly?

Hall of Fame farrier Bob Marshall helps correct a common forging mistake
A farrier has a responsibility to the horse and the trade, and a good place to start is the basics of forging, says legendary farrier Bob Marshall.
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Bob Marshall Emphasizes the Fundamentals of Hoof Care

Hall of Fame Farrier Shares 60 Years of Experience with Forging and Shoeing Tips
Back in 2003, Bob Marshall told American Farriers Journal, “What I constantly see with guys is a need to go over the basics. It’s the same every year. No one has even shown some of them how to hold a hammer.”
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Shoeing For A Living

The Reluctant Remedial Shoer

California farrier Travis Koons finds success relying on a minimalist approach in therapeutic cases
“You don’t want to shoe lames horses, trust me.” Bob Marshall tried to warn the confident young farrier, but the then 18-year-old Travis Koons had made up his mind. The Hemet, Calif., youngster had printed business cards, announcing that his farrier practice specializes in pathological, remedial and corrective horseshoeing.
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Learn How To Forge A “Hall Of Fame” Heel

California farrier John Williams offers tips and insights for creating the clean and versatile Bob Marshall-style heel check
Forging a heel check for many farriers is old hat. It’s such a part of the routine that sometimes not a lot of thought is invested into it. There’s another style of heel check, though, that Sacramento, Calif., farrier John Williams prefers when forging horseshoes.
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Veteran Learning From Veteran

Ohio farrier benefits from 3-day clinic with Sonny Pistilli
During the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, my name was drawn for a door prize, which was 3 days working with Sonny Pistilli, CJF.
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Shoeing Advice From Five-Time World Champion

Bob Marshall highlights clinic at Handmade Shoes in United Kingdom
“The horse tells you whether you are doing a good job,” was the message clinician Bob Marshall left with attendees at the November clinic at Handmade Shoes Ltd. Marshall, of Mission, British Columbia, a five-time winner of the World Championship Blacksmiths’ title, told his audience it was important to consider not only the foot, but also what they expect of the horse when planning its footcare.
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Indiana Farriers Association Fall Clinic

11/1/18
Janssen Veterinary Clinic
2420 W. 236th St.
Sheridan, IN
United States
Contact: Dion O'Brien
The Indiana Farriers Assn. is hosting a fall clinic with support from the Janssen Veterinary clinic. Read More

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