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4 Easy Steps to Grow Your Business

Six years ago, Wes Meyer was trimming and shoeing a lot of horses and making good money. Yet, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., farrier's practice wasn't doing as well as it should be. Meyer was chasing outstanding payments, his inventory was too high and his horses were losing shoes. He recognized the need for an improved way of doing business.
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Tips for Hiring Better Hoof-Care Help

Associates must meet tough criteria to be hired by Hall of Fame farrier’s practice
Hiring help can be one of the most advantageous moves that a farrier makes. Yet, it also can be daunting, especially when the arrangement ends unexpectedly. An American Farriers Journal internet poll finds that the vast majority do not look positively on hiring. When asked about their experiences, 75% say that it’s typically a struggle finding and retaining apprentices. Another 24% say that finding and retaining apprentices is a mixed bag. Just 1% say it’s typically a smooth process.
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Hall of Fame Farrier Dave Farley Shares 12 Points of Reference to Use When Trimming

Using a multidimensional approach can increase the likelihood of achieving a balanced foot
Hall of Fame farrier Dave Farley was working for the large animal hospital at Ohio State University when he first realized the profound impact that point of view can have on evaluating the equine limb. “One of the tools we had was a fluoroscope,” he says, noting that it had a fluorescent screen and was used for viewing X-ray images without taking or developing X-ray photographs.
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Close up of hot fitting for a horseshoe.

4 Steps to Grow Your Farrier Business

Florida farrier’s practice improves by changing prices, payment methods and shoeing cycles
Six years ago, Wes Meyer was trimming and shoeing a lot of horses and making good money. Yet, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., farrier's practice wasn't doing as well as it should be. Meyer was chasing outstanding payments, his inventory was too high and his horses were losing shoes. He recognized the need for an improved way of doing business.
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More Education Means More Quality Work, More Profit

The International Hoof-Care Summit is the perfect name for an event where farriers meet to enrich our profession, boost our knowledge and better our lives, along with the lives of the horses and owners we serve

Many of us make this journey each year to the peak, the top and the highest point of the footcare industry, where we are educated by the best minds in the hoof-care profession.


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Shop Talk: March 2018

FEI Taps AAPF/IAPF As Farriers For 2018 World Equestrian Games The American and International Associa­tions of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) will serve as the emergency farrier service providers for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C.
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AAPF/IAPF Hoof-care Essentials Clinic

3/30/19
Shooting Star Horse Farm
5624 Davis Mill Rd
Greensboro, NC
United States
Contact: Farrier Product Distribution
Farrier Product Distribution is hosting the AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic and the NC Tool Open House in Greensboro. Read More

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