With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.
***NOTE ABOVE*** I am currently working with over 20 Veterinarians in 4 states.
American Farriers Assoc.,Texas Pro. Farriers Assn.,Guild of Pro Farriers, Oklahoma Farriers Assn New Mexico Pro.Farriers Assn., Trout Unlimited, N.R.A.,Fly Fishers Federation.
1980-2004...American Farriers Journal, Central Tx. Q.H.News, Horse & Rider Magazine.
A.S.Degree/Animal Science//Metalurgy, A.F.A.Certified Journeyman Farrier,Guild of Pro Farriers/Registered Journeyman, B.W.F.A.Master Farrier, A.F.A. Clinician & Consultant.
Contributing journalist-Horse&Rider Magazine/2003-2004, Top Speaker award/AERA,1991, Farrier to Mexican/NationalTeam/Sydney,Australia/2000.
Too numerous to mention...Refer to my Web-site: www.ironhorseforge.net
Iam PROUD that there is a "Forum" like this; so many people can get an "accurate answer" for their questions,and NOT be misled !! Even though my schedule is demanding, I enjoy helping the horse owners and maybe give them some "piece- of-mind"!!
Hello Roberts... After 4-5 yrs, a person who continues training, can make a comfortable living. Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana & Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School, Ardmore, Oklahoma are
HELLO ROBERTS...THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION... NO..Absolutely not !!! IF You were too radiograph that hoof, the distal phalanx/coffin bone would be angled downward like a foundered horse. THAT IS
HELLO ROBERTS...THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION... It will not hurt the horse in any way,as long as the horse's hooves are Not allow'd to get or stay in a wet condition. Wet or softer hoof walls will seem
HELLO ROBERTS... YOU Answered your own question !!! I suggested Sunflower oil because of it's thinner viscosity. YOU MUST read my answers and Limit your questions to what is pertinent to the subject
HELLO ROBERTS... NO...Not at all. I think You are looking "too deep" into what shoe is better. Steel plates are "more" rigid naturally, there is a "slight" give or flex to aluminum. One is NOT better
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