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Strategies for Keeping Hunters and Jumpers Working

Immerse yourself in valuable practices to improve your work with equine athletes.
In this FREE 50-page guide, “Strategies for Keeping Hunters and Jumpers Working,” the American Farriers Journal pinpoints valuable, time-tested practices to help you improve your work with horses specializing in hunter and jumper competitions.
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Matching The Shoe To The Job

Experienced farriers say the choice should be based on a number of factors, many of which have nothing to do with the shoe itself
There is no shortage of horseshoes, in size, style or material. It will take no more than a few minutes inside a well-stocked supply store to convince anyone of that. Jeff Ridley, a farrier from Leighton, Iowa, recently was struck by that fact during a clinic at Anvil Brand’s headquarters in Lexington, Ill. The clinician was Shayne Carter of West Mountain, Utah.
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Clear Up Interference

Here’s how to keep a horse from getting in its own way
Shoe horses long enough, particularly performance horses, and you’ll eventually run into a problem with interference. Two accomplished farriers — Marcus Lybarger of Venice, Fla., who also works in the Chicago area, and Tim Cable, who splits his time between Buffalo, N.Y., and Wellington, Fla. — shared their knowledge to help you meet the challenge.
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It Came Down To A Half-Point

After winning the World Horseshoeing Classic by a slim margin, Team GB credits team efficiency and attitude for rally
Over a few years, the World Horseshoeing Classic (WHC) has grown from a start-up competition to one of the most well regarded international contests in farriery. Its four-member team, three-discipline approach with a repeating format has helped distinguish it from other events in the states.
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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] Managing Traction, Hunters/Jumpers

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 talks about traction and deciding how to manage it, particularly when dealing with hunters/jumpers.
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2013 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Farriers As Industry Advocates

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 talks about the importance of farriers being hoof-care industry advocates.
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Disciplines

Backyard horses are the backbone of farrier industry. Beyond backyard horses, what disciplines do you work with? What challenges do you face keeping these horses going?
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