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Bosnian Farrier Easter Tradition Includes Shoeing an Egg

There might be a shoeing case that leaves you feeling like you’re walking on eggshells, but in Bosnia, master blacksmiths literally nail shoes onto eggs, according to Alarabiya. Part of an Easter tradition, blacksmiths are required to attach a miniature horseshoe to an egg — without breaking the shell.
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Remembering Dick Harris

Fond Farewells From Farriers Preserve The Memory Of IPFA’s Founding Father
Renowned farrier and member of the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame Dick Harris passed away Oct. 25, 2018, at the age of 90. He helped found the Iowa Professional Farriers Association (IPFA), where he served as president and vice president and on the board of directors.
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Farriers Face Test Of Skills On Forged In Fire

Vacaville, Calif., farrier Kirk Adkins rose to the top in the History Channel’s popular smithing series Forged in Fire in the first round and had a chance to compete again for the grand prize of $50,000 according to The Reporter. The episode announcing the official winner has yet to be aired.
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Friday's Farrier Facts & Figures

Popular Shoes | Horse Usage

This week's facts and figures... What Type Of Shoes Do You Use Most Frequently In Your Footcare Work? How Do Owners Utilize Their Horses? This edition of Farrier Facts & Figures is brought to you by Markel Insurance Co.
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