Most hoof-care professionals see the need to give back to an industry that has treated them well during their careers. But at the same time, some farriers have shared with us how difficult it can be to pick and choose where they want to volunteer their services.
If you're seeing more rescue horse operators asking for sponsorship dollars or free hoof care, you aren't alone. With more folks getting involved in rescuing horses, several farriers have told me that they're getting more requests than ever before.
In 2010, two farriers journeyed from Wisconsin to South Dakota to take part in an exceptional volunteer opportunity. The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, located in the southwest part of South Dakota, is the home to hundreds of wild horses with no professional caretakers.
Travis Burns, the associate professor of practice and chief of farrier practice at the Virginia-Maryland College of veterinary Medicine discusses his research in patching materials for hoof wall cracks.
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