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Online Extras: July/August 2015 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Doug Workman's tips for safe and effective use of grinders
  • Videos detailing Curtis Burns' crack repair techniques
  • Hall Of Fame farrier Donald Jones' tips for extending the life of your nippers
  • John Stewarts 2014 article "The Ledge"
  • Veterans explain how skills they gained in the military have benefited their farrier practice
  • Advice for dealing with impatient clients and improving their role in the rehab process
  • In honor of the 2015 National Farriers Week, we have compiled our 4th annual Farriers Spotlight

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The Ledge — Supporting P3

A laminitic case led equine veterinarian John Stewart to rethink the importance of solar support to P3
There seems to be some disagreement among hoof-care professionals as to the extent of the sole's role in weight bearing. The suggestion that the laminar attachment of P3, with transference of the horse's weight to the hoof wall, is not its major means of support is as absurd as suggesting the sole should take no part in weight bearing.
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Veterinarians' Roundtable

In the September/October issue of AFJ, we asked veterinarians what some of the red flags or symptoms are that farriers may see in a horse to indicate that a vet should be called. Veterinary surgeon John Stewart expanded on this topic.
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A Well-Balanced Approach To Footcare

Understanding The Horse’s Feet
In Understanding the Horse's Feet, the author encourages farriers to fully comprehend the complex subject of the horse's foot, hoof care and the plethora of conditions that affect it and be prepared to share much of the information with horse owners.
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Halls of Fame Welcome Six New Members

Three farriers and three equine veterinarians from around the world are honored for their passion and dedication to promoting hoof care
The 2012 classes were inducted into the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame and the International Equine Veterinarian Hall Of Fame at the 9th annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Feb. 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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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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