A heart-bar horseshoe is a common solution for when the condition calls for frog support, such as laminitis or quarter cracks. Texas farrier and TPFA member Tommy Boudreau demonstrated this in his home shop located in Mineral Wells, Texas.
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.
Sedating horses that are unruly or in pain has its place in the industry. It benefits both the horse and the farrier. What doesn’t have a place, though, are farriers administering intravenous sedatives.
South African farrier Derek Poupard discusses the role of 3D printing in his hoof-care practice at Godolphin Stables in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Poupard was featured in the April 2021 issue of American Farriers Journal.
We spent a day with Ocala-based farrier Ty Garner that was featured in an article the March 2021 issue of American Farriers Journal. Ty updated us on how the horses are doing. This included a visit to shoe horses at Clayton Fredericks training facility on Ocala.
BEVA is hosting the webinar “Feet, Joints and Physiotherapy” at 12 p.m. CST, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The speakers are Bruce Bladon, BVMS, Cert EP, DESTS, Dipl ECVS, FRCVS; Gillian Tabor, MSc, ResM, ACPAT, Cat A RAMP; and Simon Moore, FWCF. Read More
Esco Buff will be conducting his annual Summer Summit from Aug. 5-7, 2021, at Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre Farrier Shop in Waverly, W.Va. The clinicians are Esco Buff, John Crothers, Ken Best and Dr. Gabe Middleton. Read More
A heart-bar horseshoe is a common solution for when the condition calls for frog support, such as laminitis or quarter cracks. Texas farrier Tommy Boudreau demonstrates his process on a St. Croix Eventer.
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