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The Kriz Farm Farrier Operation

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We recently did a Facebook post with an image of a horseshoe pile at the Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School in Ardmore. Very impressive image. That sparked comments from folks and questions about the horseshoes piled up outside the Kriz Farm … Continue reading

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Derby 2013 Farrier Activity Begins

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Today was the first really busy day of 2013 at Churchill Downs and we were on the backside tracking down some of the leading race track farriers in the country and checking on shoe choices for Derby and Oaks entries. This is an … Continue reading

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Farriers in WCB Competition – Madison, WI

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  Early morning preparation of the coke fires for the WCB competition rig. Craig Trnka has been working for months to get this mobile rig set to go for the first event of the season and it looks like his … Continue reading

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Farrier Modifications of Horseshoes

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We recently had Mike Wildenstein come by the shop and spend some time doing some shoe modifications using Kerckhaert Standard and Standard Extra shoes. There are a lot of shoes in the market now with modifications that are already built … Continue reading

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Farriers Gather for World Horseshoeing Classic Contest

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The World Horseshoeing Classic contest was held recently at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Richmond, KY. Fifteen 4 person teams competed over the three days of the event, setting a new entry record for the contest. FPD was glad to be … Continue reading

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This is What We’re Talking About in the Farrier Trade

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We just received the comment below from Jesse Silverman on an earlier post regarding our project to bring more educational material to the industry and Mike Wildenstein’s involvement in that effort. I think it sums up how a lot of people see … Continue reading

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Farrier Product Distribution Interviewed by AFJ

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The American Farriers Journal recently interviewed FPD on several topics, including our mission, educational focus and products recently introduced to the market . These video interviews are now up on YouTube. Clicking these links will get you right to the videos. … Continue reading

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New Phase for FPD Farrier Info

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Mike Wildenstein, CJF, FWCF (hons) recently signed on with FPD to help with our clinic program. We have been planning other ways to promote education in the farrier industry and Mike’s involvement will be a key to providing ideas and material … Continue reading

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Educational Programs for Farriers

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FPD has been fortunate to have a solid list of farrier clinicians dedicated to improving the skills and education of farriers throughout North America. Recently, we have added a well known and respected name to that list. Mike Wildenstein, CJF, … Continue reading

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Summer’s End – Farrier Clinic Season Begins

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It is the last of August and an unusually hot and brutal summer is coming to a close. Each year the end of summer is mourned by those who dread the eventual onset of winter. On the other hand, fall … Continue reading

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