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Hoof-Care Highlights: The Week of May 31

This Week: Hoof-care professionals across the country and the ocean are sharing what they know with others in the industry through social media, webinars and videos. Here are a few of our favorites.
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Shoeing For A Living

Training the Next Generation of West Texas Farriers

Blane Chapman and his brothers emphasize education and fundamentals in their hoof-care practices
When shoeing in Lubbock, Texas, there’s a good chance that the farrier is working on a Quarter Horse. It’s also a good bet that the farrier is either a Chapman or someone who has worked for a Chapman.
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Shoeing Horses in Middle East Presents New Challenges

Farrier educator Mitch Taylor spent 18 months in Qatar helping to improve footcare while furthering his knowledge and ability
I believe that everything happens as part of a grand plan and as fate would have it, I accepted a job as the head of podiatry within the newly opened Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) in Doha, Qatar.
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Final Say

Persistence Pays Off In Navicular Case

Farrier struggles with a navicular case, but helps the Quarter Horse thanks to creative thinking, humbleness and owner patience
Our most important lessons as farriers often are learned through that one horse. These cases deliver an education that can’t be duplicated in any classroom. For me, that horse was Stretch.
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News & Notes

Colorado Supplier Shares Plans To Expand Educational Opportunities

Vern Olinger was committed to sharing farrier knowledge and providing educational opportunities, a calling that he pursued throughout his career as a renowned farrier and educator. Today, his legacy is carried on through the business that started out as the Hillcraft School of Shoeing and was transformed into Oleo Acres Farrier & Blacksmith Supply in Berthoud, Colo.
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More Education Means More Quality Work, More Profit

The International Hoof-Care Summit is the perfect name for an event where farriers meet to enrich our profession, boost our knowledge and better our lives, along with the lives of the horses and owners we serve

Many of us make this journey each year to the peak, the top and the highest point of the footcare industry, where we are educated by the best minds in the hoof-care profession.


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News & Notes

Sale Of Farrier School Isn’t End Of Education

The Tucson School of Horseshoeing was listed for sale on Nov. 9, 2018. After 45 years of being an educator, director George Goode will be retiring. With a degree in animal science, Goode founded the school in 1973 to offer 8-week farrier education classes. From there, the classes grew longer to cover more material and experience.
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