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Behind the Scene and Around the Back at the Kentucky Derby

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from Guest Blogger Rob Logsdon This year, I had the honor of representing Kerckhaert and FPD at the track during the lead up to the Kentucky Derby. As always, it was a busy Derby week on the backside of Churchill … Continue reading

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Farrier Gathering – Nakina, Ontario

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I guess there is no reason to pretend this is a story about horseshoeing. It does involve farriers so it belongs here…. right? This month a group of farriers and a few other friends met in Thunder Bay, Ontario and went … Continue reading

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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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Farrier Team Surprises FPD in Baton Rouge

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The 2012 American Farrier’s Team presented FPD with a great shoe board to show their appreciation for support FPD has provided in the past year. FPD has always been a strong supporter of the AFA and the competitions held each … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Ribbons for Sandy Hook

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Recently, we received a phone call from Steve Storms of Montague Blacksmith Supply in New York asking if FPD would donate horseshoes to a group of farriers from Newtown, Connecticut. Led by farrier Joe Santos, the group planned to shape … Continue reading

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Hoof Problems and Farrier Observation

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  The upcoming issue of the Natural Angle has a section dealing with observations farriers have to make with every horse they work on. This may become a regular section for the Natural Angle and we hope readers will feel … Continue reading

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Fall Farrier Events in Full Swing

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You can count on the farrier clinic and contest activity to pick up pace dramatically once September arrives. This year is no exception and the calendar is full of events that provide educational opportunities. Most events are free and open … 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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Farrier Product Distribution Expansion Moving On

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The warehouse and expansion for Farrier Product Distribution is moving toward completion. Office space has been completed recently and this week the contractors have almost completed the shell for the warehouse expansion. The work is expected to be completed by … Continue reading

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Horseshoes Sculpted into Works of Art

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Our friend Jim Jimenez, farrier from southern California, forwarded information from the Horse & Man blog on a sculptor from the UK named Tom Hill. Along with it, came a phenomenal group of images of work he has done using … Continue reading

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