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Simple Strategies to Extend Your Tool Life

Proper maintenance can save farriers time and money on equipment
The farrier’s toolbox is critical to his or her livelihood. Quality tools should be built to last, but there are some things that farriers can do to extend — or shorten — the life of their tools. Dan Bradley, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member and a representative for GE Forge and Tool of Grover Beach, Calif., offered common-sense tips that he has found helpful with farriers gathered for a clinic and grand opening of Ocala’s Farrier Supply in Florida.
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Remembering Bob Peacock

Friends and admirers recall what the Hall Of Fame farrier meant to the industry and their lives
On July 12, 2017, Bob Peacock, a major figure in the hoof-care community and founder of the wide-web aluminum shoe, passed away at the age of 78.
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Tool Shopping Advice From Veteran Farriers

What’s a better way to celebrate the dawn of your farrier career than tool shopping?

There’s no doubt that the temptation runs high to grab the top-of-the-line pair of nippers that are polished so brightly that a pair of sunglasses should come standard with them. While the feel and performance of a high-quality tool often are worth the price, many young farriers have a steep financial mountain to climb when starting out.


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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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9 For the Ages

Six farriers and three veterinarians were elected to their respective Halls Of Fame at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit.
Nine individuals were honored for outstanding careers in hoof care during the Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit.
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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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Farrier Licensing: Just The Facts

What does registration, certification and licensing mean for the horseshoeing industry?

When the subject of licensing comes up, there are a multitude of opinions about what it is, what it means and how it should be handled. Sometimes those ideas are rooted in flawed information.


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