We stop in Maryland to visit with farrier Mike Poe (CJF, AWCF) who demonstrated the importance of forging skills in a farrier practice.
Hundreds of farriers attended the 45th annual American Farrier’s Association Convention, which was conducted in March 2016 in Mobile, Ala.
This gallery shows the 2016 season opener of the World Championship Blacksmiths. Every year, the WCB begins its season at the Midwest Horse Fair in Madison, Wis. Sarah Brown-Beane, FWCF, judged this competition.
For farrier Travis Burns and the team at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, successful outcomes rely on each member contributing to a shared goal.
Farrier Ritner Goff emphasizes hard work and continuing education in his North Carolina multi-farrier practice, which he operates with his son R.J. This photo gallery accompanies the May/June 2016 Shoeing For A Living article, “For The Love Of Shoeing And Teaching.”
In this March 2016 clinic, Kentucky Horseshoeing School instructor Mitch Taylor performed a dissection and IanMcKinlay demonstrated his patching system for quarter cracks.
Wellington, Fla., farrier Fabio Gnoatto emphasized the importance of the basics in farriery during the spring 2016 Centaur Forge Clinic in Burlington, Wis.
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.