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Remember, it's Not the Horse’s Idea

Three decades ago, Hall of Fame farrier Dave Duckett offered Jim Quick some sage advice. “He told me, ‘When you walk up to a horse with an idea in your mind, remember that it’s your idea, not the horse’s,’” recalls the Niwot, Colo., farrier. “Looking back, I think I wrecked horses’ feet for years, and I don’t like it.”
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Strategies to Manage Thin-Soled Horses

Thin soles can occur for a number of reasons, but a good management plan can help these horses remain active and comfortable
Thin-soled horses can be a challenge. Thin soles chronically plague some horses, likely an inherited trait, while others can experience an acute case as the result of the environment, a recent trimming or as a side effect of another foot pathology, such as laminitis.
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A Sweet Remedy to Heal Wounds

As International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Burney Chapman pointed out in an article he wrote 30 years ago for American Farriers Journal, the most widely used and dependable medicine for wound care in 1700 B.C. was honey and grease packed with muslin. That remedy holds up just as well today.
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6 Honored for Lifetime Hoof-Care Accomplishments

Three farriers and three veterinarians were elected to their respective Halls Of Fame at the 2019 International Hoof-Care Summit
Six individuals were honored for outstanding careers in footcare during Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 16th annual International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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