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2014 International Hoof-Care Summit

45 Ideas In 45 Minutes: Ways To Immediately Improve Your Practice

There are endless ways to improve your practice. An idea of improved efficiency can save you time and health. A business tip may help you keep more of your hard-earned money. Often, great ideas in these areas come from other farriers who’ve picked them up along the way. Mike DeLeonardo of Salinas, Calif.; Steve Prescott of Hardeeville, S.C.; and Bob Smith of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School in Plymouth, Calif.; will present their ideas for you to implement into your practice as soon as you get home. This fast-paced session allows each presenter 1 minute for each idea, so the presenters can cover as many ideas as possible in the time allowed.
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Farriers' Roundtable

How do you correct a horse that’s pigeon-toed on the front end? How would you shoe that particular horse so after a certain amount of time, it will have an ideal position?
How do you correct a horse that’s pigeon-toed on the front end? How would you shoe that particular horse so after a certain amount of time, it will have an ideal position?
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Booting Up Footcare Options

Farriers are finding boots offer many benefits other than just with barefoot horses
Selecting the proper boot and getting the right fit for a given situation is usually the difference between success and failure. Boots can be dangerous and unreliable when fit by untrained owners or trainers.
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Cash in on Product Sales

Farriers who sell products to clients find it accounts for an average of 12% of their yearly income
With horse owners requesting more product information and advice on managing their horses, there's a great opportunity for you to share your experiences and ideas with hoof-care clients.
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Product Knowledge

Finding the Right Fit for Titanium

Farriers say newest generation of shoes have earned a place on their shoeing racks.
Farriers are lucky to have a wide variety of skills, tools and materials to take care of horses' feet. When that new client calls, we sometimes need all three to do the job. I've always tried to stay on top of information that can help me do the right thing for my customers in all three areas.
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