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Shop Talk: November 2020

Team Revolution Wins WCB Southeastern Team Challenge Farriers from across the country had an opportunity to compete in what was for many the first four-person team contest of 2020 when the World Championship Blacksmiths hosted the Southeastern Team Challenge at the beginning of October in Greensboro, N.C.
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Briefings: November 2020

U.S. House Approves Horseracing Integrity Act The United States House of Representatives on Sept. 29, 2020, approved the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act by voice vote with no opposition.
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This Week

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 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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