This week’s facts and figures... How did your farrier business income change from 2017 to 2018? Glue-on shoes are much more expensive. This edition of Farrier Facts & Figures is brought to you by Markel Insurance Co.
Wes Champagne has shod racetrack legends, including American Pharoah, Justify and more recently, Accelerate. He’s offering up some trade knowledge about his contributions, innovations and techniques that have led horses with a stone bruise to later win the Triple Crown, as reported by the Thoroughbred Daily News.
Farriers have a lot of tools in their proverbial toolboxes that help them be as versatile as possible in their hoof-care work. Yet, there’s one tool that’s available to every farrier that’s under-utilized — glue-on shoes.
In this webinar event, Stuart Muir, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, covers when and how you should use adhesives. Presented by Soundhorse and American Farriers Journal, Muir explains the importance of glue on shoe selection and application. Learn how to make sure your glue on applications are successful. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.