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Going The Distance With Endurance Horses

Understanding the horse’s conformation and the inconsistent terrain it will be racing on will keep these equine athletes going strong
Moving targets are nothing new to seasoned farriers. Many, if not most, try to apply a shoe on one every day. Yet, those who care for the feet of endurance horses might be considered sharpshooters while trying to keep these athletes competing.
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The Farrier Apprentice

Landing A Helping Hand

Good work habits, being on time and a willingness to learn are just some of the traits experienced farriers look for in apprentices
The art of shoeing a horse used to be a craft that apprentices learned from master farriers and journeymen, picking up knowledge without ever picking up a book.
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The Backyard Horse

The Year of the Backyard Horse

Introducing a new AFJ series that will zero in on what many farriers say provides the backbone of their shoeing book
The first “Shoeing For A Living” story that I ever did pretty much revolved around backyard horses.
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Signposts of the Hoof

An informal survey finds many different landmarks are used to guide hoof trimming
Just about all farriers and hoof-care professionals acknowledge that the trim is the foundation of good hoof care. There isn’t much argument about that.
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Shoeing For The Long Run

Shoeing for endurance rides requires knowledge of the terrain being covered as well as the horse
Horses in endurance races will be ridden from 50 to 100 miles. During those miles, the horses will be required to walk, trot, canter and gallop through a variety of trail conditions and surfaces.
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