Equipment

Trouble with the forge? Tools need repair? Looking for ways to maximize the efficiency of your rig? Find tips and advice on these and so much more.

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Simple Strategies to Extend Your Tool Life

Proper maintenance can save farriers time and money on equipment
The farrier’s toolbox is critical to his or her livelihood. Quality tools should be built to last, but there are some things that farriers can do to extend — or shorten — the life of their tools. Dan Bradley, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member and a representative for GE Forge and Tool of Grover Beach, Calif., offered common-sense tips that he has found helpful with farriers gathered for a clinic and grand opening of Ocala’s Farrier Supply in Florida.
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How to Convert a Router to a Pad Cutter

This step-by-step process shows h a woodworking router to trim pads.
Ever since the flip flop made its way from Europe 30 years ago, Versailles, Ky., farrier Steve Stanley has found it to be useful for horses under the right circumstances. He commonly uses flip flops as temporary solutions when managing harness horses that suffer from joint and knee pain.
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What's This? September/October 2019

A Truly ‘Gripping’ Find
According to Steve Kraus, Cornell University’s head of farrier services and senior lecturer, the shoe depicted was typically used on light draft horses for traction on ice about 100 years ago.
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EVENTS

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Veterinarian-Farrier Roundtable

3/21/18
University of Illinois Large Animal Hospital, Ward 4
1102 W. Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, IL
United States
The University of Illinois is hosting a veterinarian-farrier roundtable in Urbana. Read More

Arkansas Professional Farriers Association Clinic

9/15/18
Arkansas State University Beebe Farm
1000 W. Iowa St.
Beebe, AR
United States
Contact: Todd Bell or Jordan Sullivan
The Arkansas Professional Farriers Association is hosting a clinic in Beebe. Read More

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Crossroads Farrier Supply Clinic

4/8/19
Crossroads Farrier Supply
67 Rollins Ln
Louisa, VA
United States
Contact: Anita Leckie
Crossroads Farrier Supply is hosting a clinic in Louisa. Read More

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American Farriers Journal

American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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