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Shoeing Real Cow Horses

Hoof care at feedlots isn’t glamorous, but it does provide steady work and income if you can deal with less-than-ideal conditions
Feedyard pens are typically fairly dry, but heavy rain will make a mess of them. Deep, sloppy cow manure such as this will literally suck shoes right off horses' feet. In the Texas Panhandle, as well as many other areas across the nation's midsection, feedlot cattle outnumber people. Some hold more than 60,000 cattle at the same time.
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Penn Vet's Farrier Service Keeps Horses On Their Feet

Steve Kraus will join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine as head farrier, effective November 1, 2010. He will continue the great work of Michael Wildenstein, who has been with Cornell since 1991, and has accepted an early retirement incentive offered by New York State.
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A New York Yankee in a Cattle King's Court

Farrier Steve Kraus takes part in a Montana roundup and does a little barefoot vs. shod observation on the side
When some friends of ours told us about the ZN Ranch cattle roundup in northern Montana, events were set in motion for my wife, Betsy, and I, as well as friends Tacie and Peter, to go on an adventure.
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A Salute to a Profession That's So Much More…

National Farriers Week honors those who see “The good of the horse” as more than a slogan
For the 12th consecutive year, American Farriers Journal is proud to sponsor National Farriers Week. From July 11-17, we’re encouraging the horse-owning public to take notice of the hard work and dedication that farriers put on display 365 days a year, as well as asking them to acknowledge the important role that hoof-care professionals play in the health of their horses.
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