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A Farrier’s Choice of Products – Value Added

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The V crease design of the Kerckhaert shoes has been one of the key selling points throughout their history. Optimal nail fit providing security and precise nailing are the result. The next issue of FPD’s Natural Angle will feature an … Continue reading

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American Farriers Team in Ky Horse Park

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AFT TEAM PRACTICE report from Katlynn Sacco Friday June 22: Rob Logsdon and I (FPD Sales Staff members) attended the American Farriers Team Practice.  We were met by the Team Manager, Conrad Trow, CJF.  Conrad is a well-respected farrier holding … Continue reading

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Belmont gathering of leading Race Track Farriers

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  The activities leading up to the Belmont Stakes were reported heavily in the racing world, but little mention was made of the role some of the top farriers in the racing world have in the team effort necessary for … Continue reading

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Farrier Shoeing Clinic Video Clips

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The FPD sponsored shoeing clinic held recently featured Mike Chance, APF CJF and he demonstrated various techniques and concepts for everyday shoeing. Among the products he used were the Kerckhaert Triumph steel horseshoes and Liberty nails from Kerckhaert. We have … Continue reading

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Farrier Clinic in South Georgia

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FPD sponsored a shoeing clinic in Perry, Ga this past weekend at the East Coast Horseshoe Supply facility. Like most clinics sponsored by FPD, everyday work and sound principles of hoof trim and shoe fit were the featured topics. Mike Chance, … Continue reading

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Farrier Product’s Sales Team Strengthened

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Already, 2012 has been a busy year for Farrier Product Distribution as we continue to implement our plans to strengthen customer service and our sales program.    The changes have been met with enthusiasm from our dealers and our staff. Early … Continue reading

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When the Race was Run- and Won

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I’ll Have Another with team O’Neill and farrier Jim Jimenez pulled off another big win in the Preakness Stakes on May 19th. Unfortunately, I wasn’t even near a TV- having made the first trip to O’Sullivan Lake near Nakina, Ontario … Continue reading

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Help is Available in the Farrier World

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We recently received this email asking for shoeing advice from Laurie Skutley in Washington state. Dave Farley, APF CF, offered his suggestion- let us know if you have any ideas. My gelding is 7 but only this last year has … Continue reading

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We Have a Derby Winner!

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Capping off an excellent 2012 KY Derby/Ky Oaks weekend, I’ll Have Another came from post position 19 to overtake Bodemeister and win the 138th Kentucky Derby. Our congratulations to Team O’Neill and especially farrier Jim Jimenez who shod the winner. … Continue reading

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KY Derby Race Day Shoeing

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  Day of- quite often the choice of some trainers for shoeing race horses. The Kentucky Derby is no exception and Derby Day 2012 we caught Steve Norman and Todd Boston working on Derby horses. You can see a video clip … Continue reading

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