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Online Extras: November 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video demonstrating how to maximize rig space and propane capacity
  • Stretching exercises that will keep you in business
  • Undesirable clients and how to fire them
  • Barefoot vs. shod?
  • Tool tip videos with Roy Bloom
  • Video of Curtis Burns demonstrating a crack

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Reprinted with permission from Equine Veterinary Education (EVE). Original published in Equine Veterinary Education Vol 28 June 2016.

Various Aspects Of Barefoot Methodology Relevant To Farriery

This thorough review will help you analyze and plan for transitioning a horse from shod to barefoot
The structures of the equine foot have the unique ability to adapt, change shape and restore. There are multiple benefits in shod vs. barefoot or in allowing the horse to be without shoes for a given time period to improve the palmar section of the foot.
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Barefoot Or Shod

How many of the horses on your books are barefoot vs shod? If an owner is interested in going barefoot or shod, what factors will you consider before making the transformation?
How many of the horses on your books are barefoot vs shod? If an owner is interested in going barefoot or shod, what factors will you consider before making the transformation?
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Farrier Business Still Looking Good

Data gleaned from the latest American Farriers Journal survey indicates the hoof-care business is holding its own and doing better than other areas of the equine industry
Just as is true with the real estate market, location plays a key role in the average annual gross income earned by farriers.
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