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Changing Your Farrier Practice

Ohio farrier extends his career in spite of arthritis by transitioning to trims only
Kirk Underschultz has been a hoof-care professional since 1979 — a testament to his love of the work and devotion to his clients. But it wasn’t long ago that his future as a farrier seemed uncertain. Several years ago, Underschultz started experiencing painful arthritis in his fingers and wrists — the most critical tools of any farrier.
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What Were Farriers' Online Footcare Interests in 2017?

EDUCATION Here’s a look at the “most viewed” content during the past year that appeared on the <em>American Farriers Journal’s</em> digital media platforms
Before we get wrapped up in everything new for 2018, now is a good time to take a few minutes to look back at a few items in the footcare world that were the most popular among American Farriers Journal digital platform viewers in the past year.
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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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Study Finds Feral Hooves Are Far From Perfectly Healthy

Research from Australia calls into question the concept of using mustang-style hooves as a model for trimming domestic horses
The feral horse foot that more than a few people have pointed to as the ideal appearance for all horse hooves may not be that model of perfection after all.
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