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How To Evaluate Foal Limb Deformities

In most cases, it’s fairly easy to determine that a foal’s legs are crooked when observing the limbs while standing in front of the horse. Yet, that’s not the correct manner in which to examine it, according to Cornell University Equine Hospital veterinarian Norm Ducharme.
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In My Day ...

Farriers of a certain age often bemoan the lack of horsemanship among many horse owners today. These shoers have lived it, so they can speak to it through their collective experiences.

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Do You Run Your Business or Does it Run You?

Veteran farrier Dave Farley provides insight on the critical business needs for operating a farrier practice
The greatest danger to a farrier practice is complacency, according to Dave Farley. He recalls many farriers who had the business and income that they wanted because they believed change would never come. The Coshocton, Ohio, and Wellington, Fla., farrier told attendees at the early November 2014 Cornell Farrier Conference that this mindset allows someone who is hungrier to pass by the complacent farrier.
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Be Your Client's Footcare Expert

This past weekend, I attended the Cornell Farrier Conference. Steve Kraus and the team at Cornell deserve much praise for putting together a great agenda. Nearly 75 farriers returned home from the university with great hoof-care information from the leading farriers and veterinarians.
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