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How Do You Choose the Appropriate Horseshoe?

Work, intensity, duration, terrain and horse are the five considerations farriers should consider when selecting footgear for a horse
Horseshoe production has developed to a high level of quality and variety that’s unparalleled since the 1900s. The many companies that have emerged in the last 35 years, as well as the ease of manufacturing and importing shoes from all over the world, have enabled farriers to have unprecedented choices in our modern age.
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Advice from Farriers Who Work the Most with Veterinarians

Several farriers who work with veterinary colleagues on a daily basis offer opinions on improving veterinarian-farrier relationships.

There are a handful of farriers who have a unique perspective on the veterinarian-farrier relationship. Fewer than 10 of the veterinary colleges in the United States have full-time farriers. These professionals have regular workloads in the clinics, but also serve the veterinary schools in other capacities.


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What's This? September/October 2019

A Truly ‘Gripping’ Find
According to Steve Kraus, Cornell University’s head of farrier services and senior lecturer, the shoe depicted was typically used on light draft horses for traction on ice about 100 years ago.
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Shoeing For A Living

Building Upon a Strong Foundation

New York farrier Kalam Blessing focuses on improving horses’ lives by improving his skill set
Since he was a young boy growing up in south­­ern Pennsylvania, Kalam Blessing has had an affinity for horses. What started out as a child’s hope to score a few rides has blossomed into a career to help horses live more comfortably.
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Shop Talk: May/June 2018

Legendary Farriers Start Pink Apron Charity Billy Crothers and Myron McLane have started the Pink Apron Charity to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. Both farriers solidified the plans for the Pink Apron Charity at this year’s American Farrier’s Association (AFA) convention, which met in Reno, Nev.
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Proper Hoofcare And Conformation And How It Effects Soundness Clinic

9/23/17
IFA Country Store - Riverton
1926 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT
United States
Contact: Kory or Lindsay
Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center and Intermountain Farmers are hosting a clinic for horse owners and farriers in Riverton, Utah. Read More

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Delta Mustad Clinic

3/17/18
Horseshoes Plus
8 Oak Hill Road
Barrington, NH
United States
Contact: Bruce
Delta Mustad is hosting a clinic in Barrington, N.H. Read More

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Stockhoff's Clinic & Raffle

10/6/18
Stockhoff's Horseshoes & Supplies
920 New Jersey 33 Business
Freehold, NJ
United States
Contact: Molly Pappas
Stockhoff's is hosting a farrier clinic in Freehold, N.J. Read More

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