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Therapeutic Case Provides Valuable Lessons for Students at Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School

by Larkin Greene Recently, I spent time at Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School.  Students in their third week of instruction were able to observe and participate in valuable lessons regarding work with therapeutic cases.  I was privileged to help provide training … Continue reading

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Key Details of the new Kerckhaert SX-8 Select Hind Shoes

Below are some images we shot in the FootPro™ Shop to help point out the length and nail placement differences with the regular SX-8 Series Hind shoes and the new SX-8 Select Hind shoes.

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The Busy Season is Not Over

You are still in the peak season, it’s still hot and there is a lot of work to do. Sound about right? One thing you don’t want to deal with is unreliable product or supply! FPD is staying fully stocked … Continue reading

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New Video Releases from FPD

Check out new video releases featuring Diamond Horseshoe Inserts on FPD’s Facebook Page. Be sure to like and follow FPD on Facebook @farrierproductdistribution for educational videos and product information from the pros.

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Winter Traction Tips

by Bob Schantz Winter can create traction problems for horses, and therefore for farriers charged with their care. Care should be used when deciding how much traction is needed. Excessive traction can create torque to the limbs, too little allows … Continue reading

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E-Tabs Offering Alternative Shoe Application

Dustin McCuan of Ethos E-Tabs came to Kentucky recently to demonstrate the application of his “hybrid” shoe concept. He has worked for many years on the race track and in development of the E-Tab system. It offers an alternative to … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene and Around the Back at the Kentucky Derby

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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Bloom Forge Tips For Anvil Prep

Roy Bloom, AAPF CJF recently put together a number of tool tips with video and still shots that will be added to the FPD Field Guide. This work is a continuation of our effort to produce and post useful how … Continue reading

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Farrier Product Distribution Sponsors New AFA Contest Division

FPD will be sponsoring the new Kerckhaert-Liberty Intermediate Division at the American Farrier’s Association National Competition in Reno, Nevada, February 26-27, 2014. We appreciate another opportunity to be involved in the continuing education and improvement of skills that come as … Continue reading

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Derby 2013 Farrier Activity Begins

Today was the first really busy day of 2013 at Churchill Downs and we were on the backside tracking down some of the leading race track farriers in the country and checking on shoe choices for Derby and Oaks entries. This is an … Continue reading

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