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The Way It Was

First Day of Class

Learning Curve in a Southern Oregon Shoeing School
As I reached out to open the door of the nondescript building, it opened in my face. A man, the spitting image of Hoss Cartwright (think of the TV show Bonanza, for those under 50), down to the 10-gallon hat, fished about a half ounce of chaw from his lower lip, deposited it neatly on the winter-bare ground and said, “Come on in!”
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Searching for the Missing Puzzle Piece in Problem Feet

Life Data Labs unveils new research project to study mineral content
Most horse owners focus much of their attention on maintaining a shiny hair coat, mane and flowing tail. However, many of these seemingly model horses also have problem feet. “What’s missing?” Mike Barker, sales representative at the Cherokee, Ala.-based Life Data Labs rhetorically asks attendees at the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Is a Research Degree Necessary or Even Possible?

Is a research degree for farriers necessary or even possible? In this webinar, brought to you by Equilox, representatives from the Royal Veterinary College discuss their new graduate diploma in Equine Locomotor Research. This program offers farriers the opportunity to gain skills and experience introducing original research to increase evidence-based farriery and enhance equine welfare.
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A Study System To Learn Equine Anatomy

Whether you need a deeper understanding or refresher of equine anatomy, these tips will help you retain this information critical to your work
In the first article of this series, I presented some simple strategies that are motivated by our desire to excel. As we learn new skills, we need to apply and implement them into our lives and businesses so that these become part of our everyday work.
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Reach Your Full Potential Through Continuing Education

Commitment, consistency and accountability will help you achieve your goals in improving your skill and knowledge as a farrier
I believe it is a tragedy if farriers don’t continue to learn. I am grateful that I have recognized that one’s skill level can and must continually improve — especially when I look back over my own difficult experience. Yet, there are no defined or required policies for established farriers to continue their education.
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12/22/17 6:00 pm EST
Hoyle Home
1432 Jasper Rd.
Xenia, OH
United States
Contact: Kenny Hoyle
The Southwestern Ohio Farriers Association will sponsor a Hammer-In in Xenia, Ohio. Read More

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