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2013 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Current Truck/Rig & Future Upgrades

Uxbridge, Ontario (Canada) farrier Dave Dawson has been shoeing horses for almost 20 years. He mainly works in the show industry with jumpers, hunters, dressage and some gaited horses. In the following video, Dawson discusses his current truck/rig setup, what he likes about his vehicle, and upgrades he hopes to make in the future.
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2013 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Gaited Horse Challenges

Uxbridge, Ontario (Canada) farrier Dave Dawson has been shoeing horses for almost 20 years. He mainly works in the show industry with jumpers, hunters, dressage and some gaited horses. In the following video, Dawson discusses the challenges that gaited horses present in the footcare industry, stating that husbandry is one of the biggest challenges. Dawson also briefly talks about gaited horse owners.
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Trimming And Shoeing Gaited Horses

I am fairly new to the farrier business and came across a client who has several gaited horses. They’re all different breeds — a Missouri Fox Trotter, some spotted saddle horses and a Tennessee Walker.
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The Hoof and Equine Performance

Hall Of Fame vet says many variables are involved with hoof care’s impact on athletic horses

Normal vs. abnormal locomotion of the equine lower leg and foot is a complex and often confounding subject, according to equine veterinarian Olin Balch.


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Pad Cutters -- Love 'Em or Ignore 'Em

Many farriers will never own pad cutters, while others swear by this seldom-seen tool for its time-saving and profit-building benefits
Pad cutters would probably appear far down the list of essential tools for most farriers.
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World-Wide Forging Masterpieces

Shoers from 11 countries honed their forging skills in this year’s mail-in forging exercise

For the first time in the 6-year history of the mail-in forging exercise, the top shoe was forged by an overseas farrier. This lateral bar shoe with a masselotte clip was forged by Lars Andersen of Herning, Denmark.


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