In this episode, we talk with farrier and veterinarian, Dr. Scott Morrison of Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Morrison is a 1999 graduate of the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He is also a graduate of the Eastern School of Farriery and built a successful farrier business prior to enrollment at Virginia Tech. Following graduation in 1999, Dr. Morrison completed a one year hospital internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. He was hired by Rood & Riddle as an associate veterinarian and began to develop Rood & Riddle’s Podiatry department.
Today, Dr. Morrison, who is now a partner at Rood & Riddle, oversees the Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center. His schedule includes travel throughout the United States and Europe to consult and lecture.
Dr. Morrison shares how he got his start as a farrier, interesting cases with farrier work and how farriers and veterinarians can be more successful when working together.
In this episode, we talk with Sarah Beane, FWCF. She is a native of Glasgow, Scotland and currently lives in North Yorkshire, England. Sarah is the first woman to receive the designation of Fellow in the Worshipful Company of Farriers (which she received in October of 2015). She is married to Steven Beane, FWCF who is a world champion farrier competitor.
Sarah is also a world renowned competitor and a respected judge and clinician and shares how she got her start, lessons she has learned from shoeing horses for the past 17 years, and advice to farriers to improve their craft.
In this episode, we’re privileged to talk with Certified Journeyman Farrier Rob Sigafoos of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He started shoeing horses in 1976. He worked at the New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania staring in 1983 and worked there for 23 years until he retired in 2006.
In this episode, he shares how he got his start, early work and developments with glue on shoes, lessons he has learned from working with veterinarians and numerous stories that will help you be a better farrier.
In this episode, we talk with Danish farrier Henrik Berger, who is a Fellow in the Worshipful Company of Farriers. Henrik talks about how he got his start, his association with Jim and Allan Ferrie and how he passed the Diploma of the Worshipful Company of Farriers in 2007, his AWCF in 2011 and his FWCF in 2017.
Henrik also discusses how he got into making tools and the benefits of working a multi-farrier practice. You will enjoy this interview with Henrik sharing his stories and experiences and how the farrier profession is similar wherever you go in the world.