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SHOEING FOR A LIVING

Freedom Is The Nature Of His Business

Oregon farrier molds his practice to provide quality hoof-care, while enjoying the High Desert of the Pacific Northwest
“I own my business — it doesn’t own me.” Kurt Fisk lives by this max­im. The Bend, Ore., farrier has found that he’s much happier and successful in his hoof-care practice as a result.
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Putting Service in Customer Service

East Texas farrier thrives by embracing marketing and good business practices
At his core, Ralph Hampton is a farrier. Not like Jack is in construction or Jill is an administrator. The Rosevine, Texas, shoer is a throwback to the days when a farrier fulfilled an important role in a small rural town. “This is not something you do for a living,” he says. “This is something you do for life.”
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Shoeing for a Living

No Need to Specialize

By handling many kinds of footcare work in a concentrated area, this South Texas farrier stays close to home so he can spend valuable time with his family
With a huge number of horses in his South Texas area, Matt Cooper finds he doesn't have to specialize with his trimming and shoeing work. Instead the Cleveland, Texas, farrier's diversified business offers quality footcare services to clients involved with trail rides, drafts, miniatures, rodeo, backyard horses, racing, mounted police and performance events.
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Product Innovation

A Look at 35 Years of New and Better Hoof-Care Products

Survey indicates farriers, other hoof-care professionals have benefited from quality, quantity and diversity of offerings
On the road to putting together our list of the 35 Biggest Hoof-Care Product Improvements, we discovered several things; first of all, that it would be easy to put together a list of more than 35 products — but not quite so easy to mention 35 by brand name.
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The Low-Down on Keeping a Hoof Low

Mirror, Hoofjack and a grinder keep a horse with a locked knee more comfortable and a farrier safer
Farriers frequently run into situations when they want to keep the hoof of a horse low as they trim and work on it. It's a fairly common practice with older horses or those experiencing joint soreness or that have suffered hock and fetlock injuries.
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