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Derby 2013 Farrier Activity Begins

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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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Farriers in WCB Competition – Madison, WI

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  Early morning preparation of the coke fires for the WCB competition rig. Craig Trnka has been working for months to get this mobile rig set to go for the first event of the season and it looks like his … Continue reading

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Farrier Modifications of Horseshoes

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We recently had Mike Wildenstein come by the shop and spend some time doing some shoe modifications using Kerckhaert Standard and Standard Extra shoes. There are a lot of shoes in the market now with modifications that are already built … 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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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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Farrier Product Distribution Interviewed by AFJ

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The American Farriers Journal recently interviewed FPD on several topics, including our mission, educational focus and products recently introduced to the market . These video interviews are now up on YouTube. Clicking these links will get you right to the videos. … Continue reading

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New Phase for FPD Farrier Info

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Mike Wildenstein, CJF, FWCF (hons) recently signed on with FPD to help with our clinic program. We have been planning other ways to promote education in the farrier industry and Mike’s involvement will be a key to providing ideas and material … Continue reading

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Join Farrier Jim Jimenez Webinar

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Jim Jimenez, veteran race horse farrier located in southern California will be the presenter for a webinar on December 20. This webinar is sponsored by FPD and hosted by the American Farrier’s Journal . Jim has been working for a … Continue reading

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