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Mustad Scholars Named

Six earn grants from funds raised during 2008 AFA?Convention
Mustad Hoofcare Center has announced the six recipients of its scholarship essay contest for farrier students. Recipients were given a $750 scholarship to help offset the costs of their farrier education.
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Tips For Working With Aluminum

As the demand grows for these light, versatile shoes, it makes sense for farriers to learn the ins and outs of using them
If you should one day decide you'd like to carry every aluminum horseshoe on the market, you'd better plan on buying a big shoeing rig.
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Horseshoers Gather In New Mexico’s High Desert Country

American Farrier’s Association officials say Albuquerque convention ranks among the best ever for the organization

With the Sandia Mountains looming overhead, members of the American Farrier’s Association gathered along the banks of the Rio Grande River in Albuquerque, N.M., for their annual convention from Feb. 27 to March 3.

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Some Chattanooga AFA Highlights

DURING THE American Farrier’s Association annual convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., in late February, members re-elected Bob Earle of Chino Valley, Ariz., as vice president and Walt Taylor of Albuquerque, N.M., as treasurer.

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Horse Owners Welcome

"Horseman's Day" helps bring record-breaking crowd to AFA convention in Chattanooga

Dedicating a portion of the American Farrier’s Association convention to horse owners was apparently a good move, as record-breaking numbers attended the event in Chattanooga, Tenn., during late February.

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How Farriers Work With Others

IN A SURVEY on how shoers work with equine veterinarians conducted by American Farriers Journal staffers during last winter’s 2003 American Farrier’s Association convention, 53 percent of the farriers indicated certain vets call for help on a serious shoeing or footcare problem.
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