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New Tax Laws Hitting Supply Shops’ Bottom Lines

State-specific internet tax regulations are increasing competition, but costing more time and money
The 1992 United States Supreme Court case of Quill Corp. vs. North Dakota set the precedent for online sales tax collection, ruling that unless a company held a physical presence within a state, no sales taxes could be exacted on merchandise sold into the state.
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Better Practices for Making Stud Holes for Sport Horse Shoes

Following these guidelines will help ensure a proper and usable stud hole for your sport horse clients to use.
Most likely, if you work with sport horses, you’ve drilled and tapped shoes for them. Horses need additional traction from time to time — more than a shoe can provide. Removable studs provide a reasonably effective solution to this issue, but is it hardly fool proof.
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How to Select the Best Drill Bits and Taps

Don’t compromise quality, durability and efficiency with the wrong bits and taps
When drilling and tapping horseshoes, there are a huge variety of uses for drill bits and they come in a mind-boggling assortment of styles and sizes. Most farriers buy their drill bits off the shelf at popular home improvement stores.
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Remembering John Marino

The influential farrier leaves a legacy of innovation and building camaraderie among colleagues
International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member John Marino of Lufkin, Texas, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019. He was 84.
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News & Notes

Farrier Wes Champagne Shares Hoof-Care Contributions

Wes Champagne has shod racetrack legends, including American Pharoah, Justify and more recently, Accelerate. He’s offering up some trade knowledge about his contributions, innovations and techniques that have led horses with a stone bruise to later win the Triple Crown, as reported by the Thoroughbred Daily News.
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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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