The impact of the economic downturn and recovery has been a common discussion in the equine industry in recent years. Within farriery, some footcare practices have been devastated by the recession, while others witnessed little or no effect.
A farrier from Tennessee recent asked AFJ, "I'd like some advice regarding tool use and maintenance that will provide the most 'bang for the buck.' In other words, what will pay off the most, both in cost savings, as well as wear and tear on my body?"
Texas farrier Don Mock's shoeing trailer was built as a project by (then) high schoolers Warren and Dean Evans. The brothers made this project as part of their Future Farmers of America Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems course. He uses the trailer at his hunter/jumper client Bay Yard Farms. This trailer won the best FFA project award at the State Fair of Texas.
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