In honor of the 24th annual Farriers Week celebration (July 10-16, 2022), we collected these tributes from members of the equine community to recognize all of the hard work and dedication farriers put forth to keep horses sound.
I hand make almost all of my shoes, but a 2011 wrist injury made it difficult for me to get through the day for a year or 2. After talking with some folks and getting some lessons, it became so much easier.
Providing hoof care during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in central Indiana was minimally disruptive to my business — partly because downtime was limited, but also because my practice already had biosecurity measures in place.
When Cicero, Ind., farrier Cody Bogard graduated from shoeing school a little over a decade ago, his mentors assured him that he didn’t need to worry about getting clients. He would have more work than he could handle in a couple of years if he did two things: show up on time and return phone calls.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.