Resources for Horse Owners
CLASS: "Introduction to Farriery"
View Our Recommended Reading
- Why Hot Shoeing?
- Discipline-Specific Shoeing
- Therapeutic (Corrective) Shoeing
- Entries from Mike Poe's Online Journal, including:
Review Presentaions by Mike Poe, CJF
- Myths About Farriers and Horseshoeing - Based on slide presentation by Mike Poe, CJF.
From the 2009 Horse Expo in Timonium, Md.
- Hoof Shape Form & Function - Slide presentation by Mike Poe, CJF (PDF).
From the the 2008 University of Maryland Horse Conference in Wye Mills, Md.
- How Important is a Skilled Farrier? Slide presentation by Mike Poe, CJF (PDF).
From the the 2007 Horse Expo in Timonium, Md.
Related Reading from other Sources
- Common Sense Farriery by Chris Gregory, CJF, FWCF
- To Shoe or Not by Danvers Child, CJF. Owner of Foxtail Forge
Visit These Recommended Links
- American Farriers Association (AFA): http://nofootnohorse.org/
- Virginia Horseshoers Association: http://www.vahorseshoers.com/
- The North Carolina Horseshoers Association: http://ncfarriers.org/
- Kentucky Horseshoeing School: http://www.kyhorseshoeing.com/
- Foxtail Forge: http://www.foxtailforge.com/
- AAEP: http://www.aaep.org/index.php
- University of Kentucky College of Agriculture: http://www.ca.uky.edu/
- University of Maryland, College Park Equine Studies Program: http://www.equinestudies.umd.edu/
- Maryland Horse Industry Board: http://www.marylandhorseindustry.org
- Maryland Horse Council: http://www.mdhorsecouncil.org/