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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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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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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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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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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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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 Talent Has a Good Ring To It

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  We’ve featured some really nice metal work by farriers from the industry and I was thinking about that when I came across this piece of video taken near the FPD shop in Shelbyville, KY. Proof that there is all kinds … Continue reading

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American Farriers Team in Ky Horse Park

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AFT TEAM PRACTICE report from Katlynn Sacco Friday June 22: Rob Logsdon and I (FPD Sales Staff members) attended the American Farriers Team Practice.  We were met by the Team Manager, Conrad Trow, CJF.  Conrad is a well-respected farrier holding … Continue reading

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Belmont gathering of leading Race Track Farriers

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  The activities leading up to the Belmont Stakes were reported heavily in the racing world, but little mention was made of the role some of the top farriers in the racing world have in the team effort necessary for … Continue reading

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Farrier Product’s Sales Team Strengthened

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Already, 2012 has been a busy year for Farrier Product Distribution as we continue to implement our plans to strengthen customer service and our sales program.    The changes have been met with enthusiasm from our dealers and our staff. Early … Continue reading

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