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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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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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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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American Farriers Journal Article Cites Kerckhaert Horseshoes and Liberty Nails

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  The following excerpt is reprinted from the article Sport Horses with permission from the American Farriers Journal.  Originally published in the July/August 2012 Hoof Care For The Performance Horse: An AFJ Special Report, the author of the article is … Continue reading

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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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Farriers in the Yearling Sale Mode

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    The Lexington, Kentucky thoroughbred market is in a phase that pushes farriers exceptionally hard every year at this time. The Keeneland September Yearling Sale is just around the corner and the yearlings that have been trimmed since they were foals are … Continue reading

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