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Get A Leg Up On Common Foot Woes

Hoof-care professionals share strategies to prevent and stop thrush and white line disease
One of the consequences of domestic life for horses is hoof disease. Diet and heredity, along with confinement, contribute to certain serious conditions of the hoof.
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Essential Education For Hoof-Care Professionals

The latest clinic from a farrier group provides information helpful for both the mechanics and business of farriery

Nearly 120 attendees gathered May 31 in Bromont, Quebec, for the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF)/Canadian Association of Professional Farriers (CAPF) biannual Hoofcare Essentials Clinic. Held at the Maréchalerie Bromont supply shop, the day featured footcare lectures, presented in English and translated into French.


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Who Judges Your Work?

I attended this past weekend's Hoofcare Essentials Clinic, presented by the American Association of Professional Farriers/Canadian Association of Professional Farriers. Among the presentations, Michigan farrier Jennifer Horn delivered a talk on how forging competitions have helped her continue her education and what judges look for from contestants' work.


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Female Farriers Thriving Despite Gender-Based Challenges

Three female horseshoers share ways that contributed to building their successful footcare practices
Traditionally horseshoeing has been a male-dominated industry, but women are entering the profession at unprecedented rates. The most recent American Farriers Journal Farrier Business Practices survey indicates 6% of full-time farriers and 10% of part-timers are women. While many females are finding success in the trade, the road hasn't been easy and they still face some challenges.
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Sage Advice From Veteran Farriers

Over 100 gather for day of learning, networking and camaraderie at the American Association of Professional Farriers “Hoofcare Essentials” clinic

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AFA Pre-Certification Clinic

9/15/17
Shaytown Blacksmith Shop
25598 Shaytown Rd.
Vermontville, MI
United States
Contact: Henry Detweiler
The Michigan Horseshoers Association will host an American Farrier’s Association Pre-Certification Clinic. Read More

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