International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame member Danvers Child of Lafayette, Ind., wants as many tools at his disposal as possible to benefit the horse.
More than 3-dozen members of the American and International Associations of Professional Farriers teamed up in mid-September as the official show farriers of the 2018 World Equestrian Games in mid-September at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C.
It was a typically busy and productive day for Shane Westman, the farrier at the University of California, Davis’ Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.
Freeville, N.Y., farrier Kirk Smith enjoys the challenge of balancing the horse’s system of levers and pulleys.
Welsh farrier Grant Moon performs live shoeing demonstrations at the 2015 Cornell Farrier Conference in Ithaca, N.Y.
Loveland, Colo., farrier Steve Foxworth incorporates a mindset of learning and growth in his life and hoof-care practice. “I don’t care who you are or how long you’ve been shoeing horses, if you’re not in a mindset of learning and growth, you’re going to struggle. You have to do away with the fear of failing or making a mistake and embrace what could happen.”
Troy Price, a Uniondale, Ind., farrier, instructs Colt Ingram of Chesapeake, Va., on forging horseshoes at the Troy Price Horseshoeing School in May 2014.
Richfield, Wis., farrier Todd Gillis works on Beamer, a 19-year-old Bay Quarter Horse that grew a second hoof wall after a severely negative reaction to a strangles vaccine.
Chris Gregory, the owner and instructor at Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo., offered his insights on hoof care at the Centaur Forge spring clinic in April 2014 in Burlington, Wis.
Soggy conditions present plenty of hoof-care challenges for Virginia farrier.