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Let’s Wait Until Spring

The words felt like wads of cotton in my mouth — thick, difficult to swallow. I could barely spit them out: “Neal, should I put her down?” “Neal” is my farrier, Neal Martin; “her” is Annie, my defiant, independent little rescue pony. Neal’s answer: “Let’s wait until spring.”
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Hoof Nutrition Intelligence

My farrier says one of my horses has a case of rainrot. Can you explain what it is and is nutrition involved with this problem?

Laura Petroski is a veterinarian and Catherine Whitehouse is a nutrition advisor with Kentucky Equine Research. Here they explain rainrot and the potential of nutritional imbalance with recurring cases. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by W.F. Young Co. (Absorbine).
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News & Notes

A Sweet Remedy to Heal Wounds

As International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Burney Chapman pointed out in an article he wrote 30 years ago for American Farriers Journal, the most widely used and dependable medicine for wound care in 1700 B.C. was honey and grease packed with muslin. That remedy holds up just as well today.
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Shoeing For A Living

Shoeing Performance Horses in Oldham County, Kentucky

Kentucky Farrier Conrad Trow credits his success to dictating how his practice should operate.
Conrad Trow’s farrier practice is based in Oldham County, northwest of Louisville, Ky. When people talk about horses in the Bluegrass State, Lexington may often receive the attention, but Trow says that Oldham County is a hidden gem for the farriers that work there. Why? There are plenty of quality horses in a concentrated area.
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Now Accepting Submissions for the 2019 Farriers Spotlight

Send us a tribute of your favorite farrier for the 21st annual National Farriers Week
Farriers work hard year-round to provide quality hoof care for horses worldwide. Although we hope appreciation is shown all year long, each year we set aside a week dedicated to honoring your work. The 21st annual Farriers Week, sponsored by American Farriers Journal will take place from July 7-13, 2019.
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2016 International Hoof-Care Summit

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