When attending farrier clinics, sometimes the best ideas you leave with come from fellow attendees you talk with. Warrenton, Va., farrier Marc van der Rest shared a tip at a clinic that he attended about 10 years ago.
Recently, there are more horses with different front hooves, or when one is lower, wider with a well-developed frog (the left as a rule) and another is narrow, upright, with depressed frog, so called “grass” foot.
So, you want to shoe for a veterinary clinic? There are several things you should know and do to make shoeing for a vet clinic worth your while, but it’s important to understand that you will need to be prepared to work outside your comfort zone.
In this episode, Arizona farrier Eric Billingsley shows the 4-Star gooseneck trailer and truck he relies on to navigate the hilly, desert country he calls home. He purchased and designed that trailer about 20 years ago and it continues to provide Billingsley and his apprentices with business efficiency and peace of mind.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.