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J&A Ferrie Becomes Handmade Shoes Scotland Ltd.

Twenty years after Billy Crothers and the late Lucy (née Diamond) Crothers founded Handmade Shoes, their team grows from England to Scotland as they join J&A Ferrie. The Northern Branch becomes Handmade Shoes of Scotland and vows to continue to meet customers’ expectations with high standards across the water.
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Online Extras: March 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video of farrier Kirk Smith forging concave shoes.
  • Advice from a farrier/vet on modifying hoof boots to address chronic laminitis.
  • 2016 International Horseshoeing & Equine Veterinarian Hall Of Fame induction videos.
  • Farrier insight on hospital plates.
  • World Health Organization's guidelines for hand washing.
  • Jon Atkinson's guide for calculating the measurements of surgical shoes.

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Hoof-Care Email Q&A

Concave shoes are more frequently used by foreign farriers than horseshoers practicing in the United States. If you don’t use these shoes, what reasons deter you from using them?
Concave shoes are more frequently used by foreign farriers than horseshoers practicing in the United States. If you don't use these shoes, what reasons deter you from using them?
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The Case for Concave

The ability of these shoes to add traction and coverage with less weight can add to the versatility of your shoeing
Concave horseshoes seem to be making inroads in the United States market, but there’s no doubt they have nowhere near the share of the market they have in Europe, particularly the United Kingdom.
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Shoeing for a Living

A Little Old And A Little New

Utah’s Jacob Manning adapts lessons learned from his Hall of Fame father into his own style of horseshoeing
Cool mornings, Utah and June don't seem to belong in the same sentence, but it's a cool June morning in Roosevelt, Utah, as Jacob Manning pilots his shoeing rig from the parking lot of a local restaurant where he and his nephew, Dennis, met me for breakfast before heading to their first shoeing stop.
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