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Shop Talk: AFA Convention “Best In 10 Years”

The American Farrier’s Association Annual Convention, held in early March in Arlington, Texas, was one of the most successful in recent memory with 609 attendees, says outgoing AFA President Jon Johnson. “It might be our best convention in 10 years,” he says.
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Watch Your Back

If your toolbox is not both farrier and horse friendly, it’s not doing the job you need it to do

When it comes to protecting both yourself and the horse you’re working on, there are some serious safety issues to consider when selecting the toolbox that best fits your practice. To protect their backs and to get early warning signals that the horse behind them may be ready to make a dangerous move, more farriers are looking closer at the advantages of using a taller toolbox equipped with wheels.


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A study by University of Georgia researchers is evaluating the possibility that critical steps leading to acute laminitis may be initiated by white blood cells that move from the circulation system into soft tissues found in the hoof laminae.


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Expert Advice for Using Hoof Repair Materials

Industry experts say they’re a farrier’s friend — but make sure you know your friends before you use them

There may have been a time when hoof repair adhesives and glues were seen as a fad, but that’s long past.


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