Over the years, farriers have shared various techniques for applying packing to horses’ feet. While some farriers use a bilge cloth or soufflé cup to apply hoof packing, a Texas farrier not only uses an easy method for applying it, but also for making it. Read More
This week's facts and figures...Less Than Half of Owners Enter Competitions with Their Horses and Nearly Half of Part-Timer Shoers Drop Out of National Footcare Groups This edition of Farrier Facts & Figures is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
For the seventh annual contest, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Craig Trnka challenges contestants with a concave shoe that requires finesse and sticking to the measurements. See how to enter. Read More
Texas farrier Don Mock's shoeing trailer was built as a project by (then) high schoolers Warren and Dean Evans. The brothers made this project as part of their Future Farmers of America Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems course. He uses the trailer at his hunter/jumper client Bay Yard Farms. This trailer won the best FFA project award at the State Fair of Texas.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.