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Sheridan College Reboots Farrier Program and Names New Instructor

Sheridan College’s farrier science program is back in session with Buffalo, Wyo., farrier Quint Gonzales as its new farrier instructor.
Sheridan College’s farrier science program is back in session with Buffalo, Wyo., farrier Quint Gonzales as its new farrier instructor. The program was previously not available for a few years after its former instructor Steve Stephenson retired. When Powell, Wyo., Northwest College’s farrier professor also retired, the last local farrier courses went away, too.
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Farrier Doug Figgs Nominated For Musical Talent

Farrier Doug Figgs of Lemitar, N.M., has been nominated for the International Western Music Association male performer of the year and entertainer of the year awards, according to the Albuquerque Journal. The awards ceremony took place during the annual convention on Nov. 7-11, 2018 at the Hotel Albuquerque.


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Shoeing for a Living

Horseshoeing’s Engineering Puzzle Charms Finger Lakes Farrier

Kirk Smith enjoys the challenge of balancing the horse’s system of levers and pulleys

Horses have been a staple in Kirk Smith’s life long before he started shoeing horses in Freeville, N.Y.

He always had horses while growing up in the small farming town of Clark in northeastern South Dakota. He cut his teeth working cattle part-time as a high school student and later during his summer breaks while attending Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Along the way, he broke and trained horses.


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Staying One Step Ahead

Preparing for volatile changes in seasonal climates pays off with better feet for Oklahoma farrier
Large, fluffy clouds dot the blue skies over northeastern Oklahoma in late May. A beautiful day like this is fairly typical shoeing weather for Chelsea, Okla., farrier Craig Stark.
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