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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. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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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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Farrier Q&A: December 2016

What’s the best hoof-care tip you received this year?
A: I had been trimming an off-the-track Thoroughbred with flat feet and progress was slow. His feet wanted to “pancake” and he had thin soles. Once his teeth were floated, his hooves improved dramatically. Now it seems with each trim his feet get more upright and stronger. The mouth is the first step in digestion and helps in nutrient absorption, which invariably benefits the feet.
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Farrier Jam Sessions Expand Hoof-Care Knowledge

Many folks in this industry know that solid vet/farrier relationships are necessary for providing the best quality hoof care for horses. For the farrier community surrounding Tryon, N.C., one way to develop these relationships comes in the form of monthly Farrier Jam Sessions.
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EVENTS

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Hammer-In

12/22/17
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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Pieh Tool Offers 3-Day Knife Making Class

9/27/19
661 E Howards Rd. Suite J
Camp Verde, AZ
United States

Pieh Tool Company offers knife making class with Ray Rybar in Camp Verde, Ariz.

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Pieh Tool Offers 3-Day Black Smithing Class

10/11/19
661 E Howards Rd. Suite J
Camp Verde, AZ
United States

Pieh Tool Company offers black smithing class with Dylan Cook in Camp Verde, Ariz.

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