Items Tagged with 'Walter Varcoe'



Club Foot or Upright Foot? It’s All About the Angles

Proper diagnosis is important to determine a maintenance plan
It’s not uncommon to observe minor asymmetries in any horse’s feet. But when there is a significant difference between a pair of hooves, typically the front, the unevenness may be attributable to club foot. Club feet are estimated to be present in 5% to 20% of the equine population.
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Shop Talk: March 2018

FEI Taps AAPF/IAPF As Farriers For 2018 World Equestrian Games The American and International Associa­tions of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) will serve as the emergency farrier service providers for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Tryon 2018 at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C.
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How To Keep Your Equine Specimens Like New

Proper care will keep your skeletons and limb models in tip top shape
Anatomy models and skeletal limbs are invaluable tools for educating clients about their horses and the pathologies they might be facing. These specimens will prove helpful for years to come with proper care. Allie Hayes of Horse Science in West Boxford, Mass., and Walter Varcoe of in Port Jervis, N.Y., are two of the foremost experts in the field of anatomical models and skeletons.
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The Farrier Apprentice

Landing A Helping Hand

Good work habits, being on time and a willingness to learn are just some of the traits experienced farriers look for in apprentices
The art of shoeing a horse used to be a craft that apprentices learned from master farriers and journeymen, picking up knowledge without ever picking up a book.
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Boning Up on Equine Anatomy

Students at Heartland Horseshoeing School put together an articulated horse skeleton under the direction of Walter Varcoe

 After several years of going to the International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati and drooling over the articulated skeletons that Walter Varcoe makes, I finally decided to get him to come out to Missouri and do a clinic.  

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On the Fence?

Read some of your contemporaries’ testimonials on why the Summit is a terrific experience
When a new hoof-care tool comes out, do you solely rely on the manufacturers' input? When it is time for a new truck or trailer, so you only talk to the dealer?
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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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Rafter V Farrier Supply Clinic

Rafter V Farrier Supply
2258 2000 W
Parowan, UT
United States
Rafter V Farrier Supply is hosting a clinic in Parowan. Read More

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