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On the Road in Idaho – Farrier Product Distribution

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A recent sales trip to visit farrier suppliers in the West took me through southern Idaho, from one side of the state to the other. For anyone coming from the East, it’s hard to grasp how tough the environment is … 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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Hammer Time at Bloom Forge

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There was a pretty intense gathering of farriers this past week at Bloom Forge in Drummond, Wisconsin. Roy Bloom hosts a number of forging clinics at his facility and this was definitely a high powered, high intensity group going at … 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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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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