Items Tagged with 'Safety'


Reader Commentary: Dec. 2017

Horse Owner Perspective: Work As A Team For Safety After reading your website article on the farrier who died on the job (“Wrongful Death Ruling Empowers Farriers,”, I wanted to say that my staff and I take responsibility for handling and controlling the horse for the farrier.
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20 Safety Tips for Clients Holding Horses for Farriers and Vets

NOW is the time to be immersed in valuable knowledge to improve your safety during your everyday hoof care work!
In this FREE eGuide, “20 Safety Tips For Clients Holding Horses For Farriers And Vets,” American Farriers Journal pinpoints 20 tips farriers can immediately implement into their practices to encourage a safe working environment for both themselves and for their assistants.
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Letters: July/August 2017

Count Your Blessings After reading the May/June 2017 “Frankly Speaking” column (“Rather Than Just Talking About It …”) and the article “Treatment for Dealing with Penetrating Injuries,” I suggest that having full-time farriers at seven veterinarian schools is better than none.
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Improve Eyesight And Prevent Slippage With Specialty Specs

Clic reading glasses keep specs in place with an adjustable wrap-around neckband and magnetic breakaway bridge
As many farriers age, it is better for the horse to forgo vanity and admit when assistance is needed. Reading glasses purchased off the shelf require a minimal investment for those who spend time looking at material close-up, like a foot. When it comes to selecting a pair, an ordinary drugstore set with or without an eyeglass strap/lanyard seems like the apex of design, but a few farriers have found something better.
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Good Horse Products Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Good Horse Products has developed a ground-breaking product to treat thrush faster, safer and cleaner with its new Thrush Tip applicator for hoof cracks. The applicator was specially designed for between the bulbs and to reach way down into the grooves of the hoof. It has been used for thrush, seedy toe, puncture wounds and even to irrigate an incision.
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