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Hoof-Care Highlights: The Week of June 14

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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Hoof Moisture Content Plays a Major Role in Foot Quality

Shorter trimming intervals, moisture barriers and proper supplementation can aid farriers in regulating hoof moisture
Veteran farrier and founder of the Crawford, Neb., Butler Professional Farrier School, Dr. Doug Butler is credited with saying, “Hoof quality may relate more to the hoof’s ability to regulate moisture content than anything else.” Although Lafayette, Ind., farrier Danvers Child jokes that he and Butler, both members of the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame, sometimes have disagreements, they see eye-to-eye on this point; the key topic of client discussion should center around regulating the moisture content in hooves.
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Farriery Doesn’t Have to be a Tug of War

The International Hoof-Care Summit recently concluded, and I have a question. Why do you go to the mid-winter farrier conference? I think the typical response is going to be that "I came for continuing education." That's what we did. We all came here for continuing education. But what are you continuing?
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Trimming and Shoeing Strategies for High-Low Feet

Hall of Fame farrier details how he improves performance in horses with mismatched feet
The prevalence of asymmetrical, mismatched or high-low feet has changed dramatically over the past half-century. What once was rare is now an almost daily occurrence that farriers must maintain to keep horses performing as well as possible.
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AFA Pre-Certification Clinic

9/14/17
Minnesota School of Horseshoeing
6250 Riverdale Dr. NW
Ramsey, MN
United States
Contact: Nancy Duggan
Minnesota School of Horseshoeing will host an American Farrier’s Association Pre-Certification Clinic. Read More

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Farriers at Work: Danvers Child

International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame member Danvers Child of Lafayette, Ind., wants as many tools at his disposal as possible to benefit the horse.

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