Items Tagged with 'Winter Weather'



Horses appear able to exert a fine degree of control over the temperature of their feet probably due to some type of central mechanism, says Australian hoof researcher Chris Pollitt.
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Nutrient Strategies

Feeding for Frightful Weather

Equine nutritional needs change when the temperature drops. Here’s what your footcare clients need to know to weather winter successfully

Here it comes again, folks: Old Man Winter has targeted North America and he’s showing no mercy.

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Yukon Farrier's Business, Rustic Lifestyle Are A Perfect Fit

Shoeing in remote Canadian territory presents full range of challenges — including working outside when it’s minus 13 degrees
Reinhard Saure is the only full-time farrier in an area larger than the state of California. Living and working near Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada means recalibrating one’s sense of time and distance. The nearest big cities are Anchorage, Alaska, a 15-hour drive to the west and Edmonton, Alberta, 20 hours to the southeast.
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Better Ways To Make Borium Stick

With winter weather setting in and paved surfaces getting slick, one farrier seeks advice on using Borium as a traction device.
When a farrier needed some quick advice on applying Borium to shoes, he turned to the American Farriers Journal message board and searched the online AFJ Article Index for information and answers from other shoers from around the world.
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