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How Farrier Regulation Might Arrive

When discussing licensing and regulation of an industry in the United States, farriers often think of direct oversight — a government-approved agency to pass rules specific for the trade. This is a reality affecting a minority of farriers, such as certain states requiring track shoers to carry a license. However, for the majority of the industry, government regulation of the trade still doesn’t exist.
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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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A Historical Look At Farrier Licensing

Back in 2005, American Farriers Journal published a highly controversial 54-page series on farrier licensing and the role that horseshoeing schools played in preparing students for a hoof-care career. To provide the hoof-care industry with a look back at the valuable historical insights on the pros and cons of farrier licensing from 10 years ago, we created this compilation of four of the 18 articles that appeared in that series.
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Jeremy McGovern
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Friday The 13th And Farrier Regulation

American Farriers Journal and the other members of Lessiter Publications are in the process of moving to a new office. Packing and purging for a move is not one of my favorite activities, so I’m happy to procrastinate by providing extra “scrutiny” when going through old magazines, story ideas and photos.
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