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Top-Notch Hoof Work Really Pays Off

A few weeks back, a stranger wearing a cowboy hat sat down next to me in row 21 on a late night Delta flight. The conversation got around to horses, trainers, horse shows, judges and effective hoof-care. And he talked about the importance of having a farrier who can set up horses properly for a variety of show ring disciplines.


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Should Farriers Lease Their Work Space?

One of the most important - yet often overlooked - aspects of shoeing, is the dangerous and difficult working conditions that farriers must endure. Of all the barns I've ever worked at, only two have made any effort to install the safety improvements I requested! At one large barn, I played electrician (since nobody else would) to install badly needed lighting for an area I often worked in. I received no assistance in this effort. In fact, while I was doing this electrical work, the 'jefe' was working on the barn-owner's sailboat.
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Trailblazing

Illinois farrier Ross Hutton turned a horse trailer into a state-of-the-art shoeing rig
To keep the rain off his head and money in his pocket, Ross Hutton made a decision a few years ago.
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