In this interview, we talk about how Dave Duckett, FWCF began his career in horseshoeing and discuss the things he has learned along the way. He discusses his championships, how he mastered the skills of farriery, principles of his research regarding Duckett's dot and what he has learned from teaching farriers all over the world.
In this episode, we talk to Wes Earls of Brawley, California. He started shoeing horses full-time in 1970 where he learned from his father who owned and operated a Horseshoeing School there in Southern California.
Wes shares many of his experiences, including how he got started, shoeing the horses for the Border Control and many other memorable stories from his career.
In this episode, we talk with Certified Journeyman Farrier John Sligh of Talkeetna, Alaska, which is about three hours north of Anchorage). He started shoeing at Guantonomo Bay, Cuba in 1970 while he was in the Marine Corps. He practiced in Ocala, Florida from 1978 until he retired 2017.
John shares how he got his start as a farrier, lessons from becoming a Certified Journeyman Farrier, competing, and memorable stories from his career.
In this episode, we talk with Danish farrier, Jan Krogh, of Aabenraa, Denmark. He started shoeing horses in 1980 (nearly forty years ago). Jan talks about how he got started, lessons from his career, and his approach to shoeing horses today. He shares his thoughts and observations about farriery in Denmark and what you can do to be a great farrier.
In this episode, we talk with Certified Journeyman Farrier, Jake Engler of Navasota, Texas (which is just outside of Houston) who has been shoeing horses for more than twenty years.
Jake shares his story about how he got started as a farrier, lessons he learned from certification and competing, and memorable stories from his career.