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Remembering Danny Ward

Danny Ward Remembering Hoof-care industry memorializes the Hall Of Fame farrier’s profound influence
The highly respected and beloved farrier Danny Ward passed away March 22, 2018, at the age of 73. Owner and operator of Danny Ward Horseshoeing School and a third-generation farrier, Ward was known for his superb farrier abilities and his commitment to education.
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Tool Shopping Advice From Veteran Farriers

What’s a better way to celebrate the dawn of your farrier career than tool shopping?

There’s no doubt that the temptation runs high to grab the top-of-the-line pair of nippers that are polished so brightly that a pair of sunglasses should come standard with them. While the feel and performance of a high-quality tool often are worth the price, many young farriers have a steep financial mountain to climb when starting out.


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Forging Rosebuds And Learning Hammer Control

Georgia farrier earns extra income while practicing useful techniques
Farrier Hannah Simms demonstrated some simple ornamental blacksmithing techniques during Danny Ward’s Eastern Farrier Conference in early November of 2015. The Statesboro, Ga., farrier says that mastering the techniques involved not only helped improve her hammer control, it has also provided her with a nice source of additional income.
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A Friend To Everyone In early November, I attended the 38th annual clinic at Danny Ward’s shop (“It All Started Because Someone Wanted To Show Off A Shoeing Truck,” Dec. 2015). Like every year, it was well-attended and featured excellent clinicians.
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It All Started Because Someone Wanted To Show Off A Shoeing Truck

And 38 years later, Danny Ward’s Eastern Farrier Conference is still spreading the word on hoof-care education
Former students, fellow farriers, suppliers and friends of Danny Ward made their annual pilgrimage Nov. 6 and 7 to Martinsville, Va., for the annual Eastern Farrier Conference, hosted by Ward and the North Carolina Horseshoers Association (NCHA). It was the 38th consecutive year that the gathering has been held at Ward’s horseshoeing school in the Virginia Piedmont country.
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