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Farrier Innovations

Shaping Shoes With Leverage And Less Strain

The Pocket Anvil and Shoemaster strive to find a place on more farrier rigs

The Pocket Anvil Shoe Shaper isn’t exactly a new product — it’s been around for more than two decades — but Janet Bernson, who manufactures and markets the device with her partner, Max Middleton, think it is a tool that may become more popular as horseshoers age and look for new ways to save wear and tear on their bodies.


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Farewell to the Nation's Farrier

Peter Cote steps down after 35 years of service helping “The Old Guard” keep Arlington’s traditions

A gray drizzle fell from Virginia skies in what could have been a somber reflection that marked the end of a legendary career.


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Online With The Farriers' Forum

More debate over certification standards
Farrier Kim Hillegas of Oakhills, Fla., touched off quite an online debate when she posted a question regarding American Farrier’s Association (AFA) certification standards vs. the shoeing needs of the individual horse on the American Farriers Journal message board. We featured some of the edited comments from that debate in our September/October issue and decided to include a few more this month.
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Back to the Basics

The Art of Heel Fitting

Proper heel fit requires attention to the horse being shod
Shoeing is a lot more than simply covering the bottom of a horse’s foot with pieces of metal, although some horseshoers don’t seem to realize this.
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American Farriers Journal

American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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