Evansville, Wis., farrier Eddy Strommen works on Pal, a trail riding horse that has been experiencing foot pain for quite some time. Strommen utilized the KrosschecK Leverage Testing Device to help determine the approximate location of Pal’s discomfort. This image gallery accompanies an article titled, “Pal Gains Leverage Against Foot Pain,” which appeared in the January/February 2017 issue of American Farriers Journal.
This gallery includes shots from 2015 and 2017 visits to Tom Willoughby's shop in Crown Point, Ind. In addition to showing his workspace, we also show some of his work and historic horseshoes.
This gallery complements our July 2017 podcast with the farrier and blacksmith.
At his core, Ralph Hampton is a farrier. Not like Jack is in construction or Jill is an administrator. The Rosevine, Texas, shoer is a throwback to the days when a farrier fulfilled an important role in a small rural town. “This is not something you do for a living,” he says. “This is something you do for life.”
Farriers from around the country attended the inaugural Forge of July in Shelbyville, Ky.
Country View Equine Clinic in Oregon, Wis., offers a daylong farrier clinic that features lectures and live shoeing for various problems withe the distal limb.
Sedalia, Colo., farrier Jason Critton headed up the 2017 Longines FEI World Cup Farrier Team during the dressage and jumping finals in Omaha, Neb. Critton's team consisted of Wellington, Fla., farrier Mike Wharton and Lakewood, Colo., farrier Jaime Venegas.
See a gallery of shots from a summer day we spent at Keeneland with track Thoroughbred shoer Steve Norman.
Randolph, Mass., farrier Mary Bramley shared some insight to improve your chances for success when applying EponaShoes at Centaur Forge’s annual spring clinic in Burlington, Wis.
Weatherford, Texas, farrier Jake Whitman and his associates Talon Spillman and Jeremiah Johnson work predominantly on high-end sport horses including cutting horses.