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More On What I Wished I’d Learned At Farrier School…

My “Frankly Speaking” column in the July/August 2018 issue of American Farriers Journal featured the results of a survey dealing with what farriers wished they had been able to learn more about while attending farrier school. The article summarizes the educational ideas they felt would have better prepared them for careers as farriers.
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Reader Commentary: May/June 2018

The AVMA Should Reconsider Farrier Exemption Exclusion It is my belief that horsemanship is an art, not a science. This point of view shapes my concern about the proposed modifications to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Model Veterinary Practice Act (MVPA), especially regarding the farrier exemption elimination.
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Do Shoeing Schools Need To Adapt?

I am concerned about the high percentage of young farriers who do not continue in the profession after a year. For the most part, the evidence is anecdotal, as there aren't firm studies on it.


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Back To Basics: A Farrier Foundation Built For Success - Save Over 35%

No matter where you find yourself in your farrier career, it's never a bad idea to take a look back and review the basics. These four great books and reports provide you with the fundamental knowledge to improve and refine your skills and techniques in trimming, shoeing, forging, use traction devices, modifying keg shoes and much more.
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For The Love Of The Horse

For some, shoeing horses is a job. For others, it’s what life is all about.
Every shoeing business has a limited amount of services. Whether it’s hand-making shoes from bar stock or giving prepurchase advice, no two businesses offer exactly the same thing. But if there ever was a farrier service that had unlimited services, it would have to be Ross Smith’s at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
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