Blasdell, N.Y., farrier Tim Cable and Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker discussed flip-flop pads and shoeing the hind end at the August 2015 Anvil Brand clinic in Lexington, Ill.
Farrier Eugene Church and his wife Sabrina hosted a clinic at their Mascot, Tenn., home where Tennessee farriers John Schmidt and Jake Hall discussed the importance of conformation and how to manage various faults.
We stop in Maryland to visit with farrier Mike Poe (CJF, AWCF) who demonstrated the importance of forging skills in a farrier practice.
In his fifth decade of shoeing, Bob Pethick still holds true to the principles that have helped him manage horses’ feet.
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.