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Quick And Easy Exercises That Will Prolong Your Career

A farrier and physical trainer shares brief advice that focuses on exercises and nutrition essential to a farrier’s fitness
There are few professions tougher mentally or physically than being a professional farrier. I believe the only job remotely close would be that of a professional athlete. The daily repetitive nature of the job and an awkward working posture definitely take their toll on the farrier’s and athlete’s body.
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Research Journal

Researchers from the United Kingdom measured the seasonal incidence of tying-up (exertional rhabdomyolysis) in polo horses in the United States and England and tried to identify factors related to the disease.
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Saving Your Rotator Cuff

Tips and exercises to strengthen your muscles and help prevent injury
Being too busy to pursue a fitness program or finding exercise boring is no excuse for neglecting your rotator cuffs. Though you may not enjoy exercise, the one muscle group that all farriers should be concerned about above all others is rotator cuffs.
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Shop Talk

Take Special Care Of Your Body
One key to both his medical and shoeing success that Michael Miller would like to pass along to other farriers is the importance of keeping fit.
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Briefings

One key to both his medical and shoeing success that Michael Miller would like to pass along to other farriers is the importance of keeping fit. “Since I used to do long distance biking as a hobby, I asked an exercise therapist to put together an exercise program for me,” says the Trussville, Ala., orthopedic surgeon and farrier. “As it turns out, those exercises that are best for a biker are also good ones for a shoer.
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