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2012 Kentucky Oaks and Derby – Shoeing for speed

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  FPD has made the trail leading to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks a path closely followed for many years. Each year we follow the prep races and spend the week prior to the races contacting the many farriers we know … Continue reading

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Farrier Anvils Flying High

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Farrier Product Distribution sponsored clinician Dave Farley, APF CF for the annual Monetta Farrier Supply Spring Fling. This event was held at Monetta’s shop in South Carolina and was attended by 90-100 farriers from the southeast region. One of the … Continue reading

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More Farrier Art and Blacksmithing Work

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We received a number of emails with images of blacksmithing work done by farriers. It is quite impressive to see the detail in the work done in these blacksmithing pieces, giving us the idea that these same individuals must have … Continue reading

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Farrier Activity in Kentucky

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Farrier Product Distribution had visits from 2 key stores this past week. Louise Mongeau and Cynthia Roy from Marechalerie Bromont in Quebec spent two days with FPD staff to gain a better understanding of the FPD operation and to discuss various … Continue reading

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Farrier Products at 2012 Hoof-Care Summit

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  Farrier Product Distribution just completed the annual trek to Cincinnati and the International Hoof-Care Summit. Our booth area was decked with a full range of products from our major lines, including Kerckhaert Horseshoes, Liberty and Vector nails, Bloom, FootPro … 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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Fall Farrier Events in Full Swing

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  Right front with approx. 12 weeks growth Farrier clinics and contests fill the fall weekend calendars for many in the industry. FPD is a key sponsor for many of the events and supports the continuing education efforts of the … Continue reading

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Here We Grow Again – Farrier Product Distribution Expansion

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  FPD is excited to announce an office and warehouse expansion that is now underway.  With the addition of 5,000 square feet of warehouse space, we will increase our total size to 35,000 square feet and, in the process, enlarge … 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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Long, hot summer drawing to an end in the farrier world.

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It’s been a long, hot summer for much of the American market this year with only slight relief even as September begins. No one suffers more from this kind of stifling heat than the farrier in his effort to keep his clients happy … Continue reading

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