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New Hampshire Farriers Learn From Each Other

Working on horses at the University of New Hampshire provided four farriers a chance to compare their approaches to hoof care

An adage shared among farriers is that when you work in isolation, you become the best farrier that you know. It serves as a reminder that farriers learn from each other. Find skillful farriers who you can trust and spend time working with them.


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Shoeing For A Living

The Reluctant Remedial Shoer

California farrier Travis Koons finds success relying on a minimalist approach in therapeutic cases
“You don’t want to shoe lames horses, trust me.” Bob Marshall tried to warn the confident young farrier, but the then 18-year-old Travis Koons had made up his mind. The Hemet, Calif., youngster had printed business cards, announcing that his farrier practice specializes in pathological, remedial and corrective horseshoeing.
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August 2017 Anvil Brand Clinic Highlights

American Farriers Team members Bryan Osborne and Bodie Trnka held a clinic at Anvil Brand in August 2017 in which they discussed shoeing for competition and how it relates to their everyday work.
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Focusing On Foot Prep Before A Contest

Two members of the American Farriers Team discuss trimming the foot during a demonstration
At the August clinic held at Anvil Brand in Lexington, Ill., American Farriers Team members Bryan Osborne and Bodie Trnka did a live shoeing, followed by working on shoe building and modifications.
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Shop Talk: AFA Convention “Best In 10 Years”

The American Farrier’s Association Annual Convention, held in early March in Arlington, Texas, was one of the most successful in recent memory with 609 attendees, says outgoing AFA President Jon Johnson. “It might be our best convention in 10 years,” he says.
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Nine Honored For Contributions To Hoof Care

Six farriers and three veterinarians earn Hall Of Fame recognition
Nine individuals were honored for outstanding careers in hoof care during Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit.
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