Items Tagged with 'teamwork'


Jeremy McGovern
From the Desk of AFJ

When Silence Can Benefit the Hoof-Care Team

At last week's International Hoof-Care Summit, we sat down with Welsh farrier Haydn Price. It is hard to pinpoint a single segment from this conversation that stands out as important information or keen insight. Rather, when you speak with someone like Price who possesses this depth of knowledge, the entire time spent in conversation is more like a personal classroom.

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Not a Textbook Case

After 4 and a half years, a club foot has delivered lessons in maintaining solid basics, utilizing consultations, relying on teamwork and employing creative approaches to hoof care.
In early 2008, Clinton Corners, N.Y., farrier Taylor Keenan was starting to develop a reputation in the Hudson Valley as a go-to farrier. At that time, he successfully treated a recurring quarter crack. The owner, thrilled with the outcome, recommended Keenan to a related account.
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Bill Poor & Paul Simms
Shoeing for a Living

A Lone Star Shoeing Storm

Five Texas farriers demonstrate how teamwork, camaraderie and efficiency pay off in their hoof-care work
The day is already warming up as Bill Poor and Nick Hannan leave a Denny's restaurant just a few miles from the George H.W. Bush International Airport in Houston, Texas, where they've stopped for breakfast and get ready to head out to start their day shoeing horses.
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Gary Stangeland and Brian Gnegy

Consult with Vets, Boost Your Shoeing Income!

Working closely with equine vets can result in an average increase of $16,621 in annual shoeing income
While many shoers indicate their relationship with equine vets is fine, nearly everyone agrees that working together on shoeing problems depends on how willing each person is to listening to other ideas and opinions.
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Truck and barn

Make More, Keep More!

Whether you work alone or operate a multi-farrier business, you can do it by following a number of key factors
Operating a multi-farrier business with four full-time salaried farriers, Tom Parris makes it work by providing excellent service, year-round hoof care for 700 horses, being extremely efficient and computerizing the business while keeping a close eye on expenses.
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Shoeing The Whole Horse

Lessons From Woody: A Revolutionary Approach To Farriery
THIS ARTICLE is not about a new way to do things. It doesn't tout a method or pretend to teach you "how-to."
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