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Hoof-Care Professionals Get Ideas to Improve Their Everyday Work

Roundtables provide an opportunity to learn tips and techniques and apply them in their practice
The 16th annual International Hoof-Care Summit attracted a substantial collection of footcare professionals from vast cultures, ensuring a diversity of experiences, climates and techniques that can help attendees improve their hoof-care practices.
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Building Upon a Strong Foundation

New York farrier Kalam Blessing focuses on improving horses’ lives by improving his skill set
Since he was a young boy growing up in south­­ern Pennsylvania, Kalam Blessing has had an affinity for horses. What started out as a child’s hope to score a few rides has blossomed into a career to help horses live more comfortably.
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[Podcast] Conversations with Dave Gilliam, Shane Westman and Dr. Craig Lesser

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by Vettec, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with Flower Mound, Texas, farrier Dave Gilliam and University of California, Davis farrier Shane Westman about the newly formed Equine Soundness Professionals group. He also discussed club feet in young horses with Dr. Craig Lesser of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Vettec, Editor Jeremy McGovern spoke with Flower Mound, Texas, farrier Dave Gilliam and University of California, Davis farrier Shane Westman about the creation and goals of the newly formed Equine Soundness Professionals group. He also discussed how to correct club feet in young horses with Dr. Craig Lesser of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.


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2016 International Hoof-Care Summit

Take a sneak peek into a sampling of what 2016 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees experienced at our 13th annual event.

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