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Thank You, Farriers

Our dedication to your dedication
For the past few months, we have been asking the worldwide equine community to share their stories, pictures and videos with us for the 18th annual National Farriers Week celebration this year from July 10 to 16.
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Razor-Sharp Advice

Adopting a new perspective on sharpening your hoof knife can extend its life and keep money in your pocket
As a farrier, there aren't many tools you use more frequently than your hoof knife.
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Farriers' Roundtable

Q: “If a horse bears more weight on the front side of the hind hoof, why do so many shoers seem to compromise this area by squaring the toes and setting the shoe back?”  —Washington Farrier
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Farriers’ Roundtable

In our practice, we work with a number of veterinarians and service several “rescue” facilities. The entire team — owner, veterinarian and farrier — must carefully evaluate each case. 

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Saying "I Do" To A Farrier

Take a peek into the lives of farrier wives

“I do” are the traditional words said at a wedding ceremony. But for a farrier’s wife, those loving words should really be, “I will do:” 


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Hot And Cold Tips For Better Forging

Developing these skills will pay off in increased efficiency and better shoeing
Some of the most important work a farrier does takes place at least a few feet from the horse that’s being shod. Skills at the anvil can set a farrier apart from run-of-the-mill shoers. The ability to hand forge specialty shoes or fine-tune keg shoes can greatly enhance your ability to increase your shoeing incomes.
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Shoeing For A Living

Slowing Down For More Speed

Missouri farrier finds he's slowing down as he gets older — and it's on purpose
Neal Poort is quick to admit he’s not as fast as he used to be. But in the process, he’s sped up.
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The Ever-Evolving Shoeing Rig

Wisconsin shoeing-trailer designer says improvements just keep coming
Ask Roger Newman about the ideal farrier rig and his description will be different than the one he would have given you last year — as well as different than the one you’d be likely to get next year.
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