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It's horseshoeing

it's not footshoeing

I was raised by horsemen & was taught
to understand and recognize a horse's individual needs. Shoeing Above the Foot is a whole-horse approach to farriery.
- Danvers Child, CJF

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"Foxtail Forge & Farriery, a multi-farrier practice based in Lafayette, Indiana, is home to Danvers Child, CJF. A life-long horseman and a practicing farrier since 1972, Danvers specializes in shoeing sport and performance horses."

 

 

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About

In addition to his work within the farrier community, Danvers maintains an active role within the larger equine community. With his partner, April Raine, he owns and operates EquiDesis, LLC., an equine-focused editorial & design firm. He produces and reviews articles for numerous publications and serves within a variety of organizations

 

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Services

In addition to his home practice, Danvers travels extensively, as a farrier and as a consultant and specialist for farrier concerns. Most recently, he served as a supervisor for the Official Farriers at the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games; additionally, he serves as an Official Farrier for the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event.

 

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Clinics

I'm serious about helping horses, I make a major committment to my work as a farrier, and I truly enjoy my blacksmithing, but my lifelong love and commitment is education. I host a few clinics here in LaFayette at the farm, and I travel extensively, conducting clinics across the country for farriers and horseowners alike.


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SmartPak Webinar: Healthy Hooves 360

Plymouth, MA (August 14, 2012) - SmartPak powers healthy horses and happy riders, and one way they seek to accomplish that is through education. The Supplement Experts at SmartPak host monthly informational webinars, and this month the topic is on hoof health. The FREE webinar will include a comprehensive look at hoof health, covering everything from hoof dynamics and anatomy, to trimming and shoeing, to hoof growth and maintenance and what you as horse owners can do to help.

 

Expert farrier Danvers Child, CJF joined SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian, Dr. Lydia Gray, and Senior Director—SmartSupplements, Jessica Normand to host the session called “Healthy Hooves 360: Expert Hoof Care Advice from Farrier Danvers Child, CJF.” | read more |

 

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Latest news from Foxtail Forge & EquiDesis, LLC.

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Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event 2013

Danvers Child, CJF is serving as an RK3DE Official Farrier on 4.25.13 - 4.28.2013.

 

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Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event 2013

April Raine is serving as a RK3DE Credentialed Photographer on 4.25.2013 - 4.28.2013.

 

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