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I'm serious about helping horses, I make a major committment to my work as a farrier, but my lifelong love is education.

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"I enjoy writing about farriery almost as much as I enjoy the real work-a-day activity; in fact, depending on the weather, I suppose I sometimes enjoy the writing more....."



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SmartPak FREE Webinar: Healthy Hooves 360

Expert Advice on Healthy Hooves is Just a Webinar Away

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 will join 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.”


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Download Healthy Hooves 360 by visiting SmartPak's blog! Past webinars are available for free download with topics ranging from metabolic disorders to gastric health. Visit SmartPakEquine.com/webinars.




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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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