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Farriers Hold Fast To Their Trade

Some overseas farriers are facing threats to the centuries' old craft.
In some parts of the world, farriers are facing the threat of extinction. Either the unemployment rates are at an all-time high, like in Pakistan, or the youth have no interest in carrying on the trade, like in Algeria. And the horseshoers in these countries aren’t ready to let their trade die out, as reported by The Express Tribune and France 24.
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Scottish Farrier Stops Steven Beane Streak At Four In World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition

They're often called blacksmiths because they work with iron. They usually call themselves farriers or horseshoers. Whatever you call them, David Varini of Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland, is the 2013 World Champion. He first came to the Calgary Stampede's World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition (WCBC) presented by Mustad in 2004, Varini remembers, and then didn't return until 2008. That year, he was Reserve Champion.
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Celebrating the Industry

The 11th annual National Farriers Week is a time for clients to recognize the quality work of shoers
When you flip the calendar to July, you are probably hitting your peak shoeing period. Unlike the rest of the population, you aren’t counting down the days to a summer vacation on a sandy beach — you are focused on business
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A Tip Of The Cap to You

Ninth Annual Farriers Week Offers Recogntion For The Hardest Working People In The Hoof-Care Industry
July is your money month. While many people are enjoying the summer heat and using it as a time of recreation, this is the time of year when you really start working extra hours and earning more money.
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