In honor of the 24th annual Farriers Week celebration (July 10-16, 2022), we collected these tributes from members of the equine community to recognize all of the hard work and dedication farriers put forth to keep horses sound.
After looking at your online poll “Handling Hoof-Care Clients Who Refuse To Pay” (AmericanFarriers.com/articles/10591), I wanted to offer my own thoughts on handling clients like this. In my experience, getting paid is a process that starts long before the owner decides not to pay their bill.
Arnie Gervasio has been shoeing horses since the 1960s. Over those years, he has seen trends come and go, has worked in multiple disciplines and has built a successful multi-farrier practice. Learn more about his experiences by reading this transcript of "An Interview With Arnie Gervasio."
Hearing a song from your youth can transport you back to another time. It can make you nostalgic for how things used to be — or happy they did change. For Arnie Gervasio, seeing an invoice for a shoeing took him back to 1968.
The Oklahoma Farriers Association will hold an American Farrier’s Association pre-certification clinic from March 27-31, 2023, in Minco, Okla. The instructors are Mark Thorkildson, CJF, AWCF, and Dusty Franklin, CJF, AWCF, ASF.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.