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2019 Farriers Week: Farriers Spotlight

Welcome to the 21st annual Farriers Week Farriers Spotlight!
In honor of the 21st annual Farriers Week celebration (July 7-13, 2019), we collected these tributes from members of the equine community to recognize all of the hard work and dedication farriers put forth to keep horses sound.
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Honor Horseshoers During 21st Annual Farriers Week, July 7-13

Celebrate the contributions farriers make to the equine industry in Spotlight Farriers

American Farriers Journal would like to thank the many farriers who dedicate their time, effort and skill to the equine industry. This year marks the 21st annual Farriers Week, a time American Farriers Journal sets aside to celebrate your professional contributions — and invite others to do the same.

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12 Ways for Farriers and Veterinarians to Improve Working Together

Farrier Shane Westman pulls from his experiences as a farrier at a veterinary teaching hospital to improve veterinarian-farrier relationships
Last year, Shane Westman wrote a reflective paper on a personal experience of professional communication breakdown. For this paper, he selected a case from his private farrier practice in Washington in which conflict placed the client between him and the veterinarian.
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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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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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