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AN OLD FRIEND

In my recently published book, I lamented that I owed two dollars to a friend from over 30 years ago ...
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THE IMPACT OF EQUINE INFLUENZA IN AUSTRALIA

For the past 10 years I have traveled Australia teaching Hoof Care clinics to cattle stations and to groups of ...
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CLIMATE EFFECTS ON HOOVES

Have you noticed the change in your horse’s hooves over the past couple of months? While we have a range ...
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CINDERELLA

At last year’s Royal Adelaide Show I had a couple of clients with their horses to attend to, and it ...
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MEDIAL LATERAL CHANGES IN THE BOTTOM OF THE HOOF

This is a study of the movement that I have observed which occurs during preparation of the hoof for either ...
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PONIES FOR KIDS

Teaching horseshoeing to ringers on a West Queensland station recently, my youngest pupil was Henry, a very determined three year ...
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HOW TO BE MORE COMPETITIVE

I would like to like to direct the attention of all competitive horse owners to the importance of correct hoof ...
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THE IDIOSYNCRACIES OF RIGHT AND LEFT HANDED HORSES

Very few farriers, trainers or horse riders think seriously about the left and right handed tendencies of the horses in ...
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‘HANDEDNESS’ IN HORSES (LEFT AND RIGHT HANDED HORSES)

Horses don’t have hands of course but that doesn't mean they don’t have a dominant side. And this left or ...
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TRAIN THE TRAINER

In management courses, the first step is often to train the trainer. I run ABC Hoof Care Courses for horse ...
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FURTHER TO FLOATING THE HORSE

A letter in a magazine article regarding floating problems when the horse was on the driver’s side but not when ...
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FLOATING THE HORSE

You are probably asking ‘Now what does floating the horse have to do with the farrier?’ I shoe a lot ...
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CHANGING TIMES AND LANGUAGE

Life for the farrier is a constant tug of war. A client phones to book a horse in for hoof ...
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