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Kentucky Horseshoeing School Graduates Gather To Celebrate 25 Years Of Farrier Education

Kentucky Horseshoeing School celebrates major milestone with food, music and, of course, continuing education
On Oct. 25, Kentucky Horseshoeing School (KHS) in Richmond, Ky., marked its 25th anniversary by hosting an alumni clinic and barbecue. The free event was the school’s way of honoring its former students.
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Bright Future For Rising Shoeing Stars

Three farriers were recognized for making outstanding progress with their footcare work in their first 3 years out of shoeing school
Five years ago, American Farriers Journal joined several industry suppliers to create the Rising Shoeing Star award to be given out each year at the International Hoof-Care Summit. This award is presented to three farriers who have made incredible professional progress within 3 years of graduating from horseshoeing school.
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Vet And Farrier Volunteer To Train Romania’s Farriers

Equine vet Amy Rucker and farrier Jim Keith join mission trip to Romania to work on horses and help train local farriers
Amy Rucker, a Columbia, Mo., equine veterinarian recently joined the Christian Veterinary Mission for its 3-week trip to Romania. The group, organized by South Bend, Ind., veterinarian Marty Langhofer, consists of farriers and veterinarians who travel to Romania to work on horses and lecture at universities.
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Path To Higher Education Pays Off For English Farrier

Mark Aikens successfully finishes an exhaustive 3-year journey toward farrier science degree
Mark Aikens of Norwich, England, recently earned his foundation degree (equivalent to an associate's degree in the United States) in farrier science from Myerscough College in Preston, England. The intensive, 3-year program is offered only to qualified, working farriers as a way for them to further their education.
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Horses Are At Risk For Rabies And You Can Be, Too

Know the warning signs and urge your clients to vaccinate their animals against this deadly virus
We generally don’t think about horses when someone mentions rabies. The first images that come to mind are “mad” dogs frothing at the mouth, or wild animals such as skunks, foxes, raccoons and coyotes becoming aggressive and attacking people.
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Eight Tips For Trade Show Success

How to get the most out of your IHCS Trade Show experience.
The International Hoof-Care Summit Trade Show is an attendee favorite year after year, offering you the chance to see first-hand the latest footcare products. However, the 9 hours of trade show time can be overwhelming if you don’t have a game plan.
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