Items Tagged with 'Bob Bachen'


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Location, Location, Middle of Nowhere

New Mexico farrier supplier finds success in real small-town America

If you don’t get McGinn’s joke, try finding Solano, N.M., on the map. That’s where Bachen owns and runs Wagon Mound Ranch Supply, a leading horseshoe supply house with nearly 25 years in business. The store is located basically in the middle of nowhere. There are nine people living in the town and only 750 in the entire county, which covers 2,500 square miles.

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Cowboy Shoeing For Real Cowboys

Keeping hard-working ranch horses sound challenges farriers in a variety of climates

Shoeing horses that work for a living can be a challenge. A ranch horse is vital to the livelihood of a cowboy or rancher, so proper footcare and protection is very important.

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Farriers, Sound Your Horn!

The AFA needs to make its qualities known to the horse-owning public
Problems will always occur within an organization. That’s just one of the facts of life. In the farrier world, it seems that we face a lot of problems. We’re therefore very analytical about our trade. Sometimes, this tendency to scrutinize everything so closely carries over into our organization.
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Horse Sense In The Horse Capital Of The World

Equine hoof, leg anatomy get a long look at Lexington AFA convention
They may not have spent much time at the horse farms that give Lexington, Ky., its nickname as the Horse Capital Of The World, but attendees at the 31st annual American Farrier’s Association (AFA) convention in early March had plenty of opportunities to improve their abilities to help the animals.
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