Dr. Simon Curtis
We held two Free Farrier Clinics at Stockhoff's Horseshoes & Supplies
Kentucky: Sunday May 1st, 2022
1801 Button Ct, La Grange, Kentucky
New Jersey: Tuesday May 3rd, 2022
920 NJ-33 Business #7, Freehold, NJ 07728
Made possible with support from: Bassoli, Victory, Hoof Cinch, Farrier Products Distrabution, Cliff Carroll, Keystone Leather, NC Tool, Kahn Forge, Jimmy Rikkins, Hanton Farrier Solutions, C&M Aprons, No Vibe, Farrier Greetings, W-Brand, Werkman, and Anvil Brand
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Thank you to all our customers who made it our to our clinics.
It was an our honor to have Dr. Simon Curtis as our clinician. He is a farrier, author, lecturer and horse hoof-care expert with a PhD in Equine Physiology and Biomechanics. As a 4th generation farrier; his family has been farriers and blacksmiths in the Newmarket area for at least 150 years.
Dr. Curtis has lectured and demonstrated in more than 30 countries including the USA, Australia, India, Russia, and Brazil and is internationally renowned in the hoof-care world. He has authored several amazing books on farriery and has been published in countless journals.
Among other roles, Dr. Curtis is a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers, was made a member of the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame in 2005, and is the only farrier to have been awarded an Honorary Associateship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (2002).
In 2018 Dr. Curtis was presented the Sir Colin Spedding Award by HRH Princess Anne as an exceptional hero of the equestrian world and is honored in the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Most of all he is now known for putting on two clinics back to back with Stockhoff's Horseshoes! Thank you, Dr. Curtis.
Clinic Topics were:
1. Farrier treatment for youngstock 1 hour
2. The Hoof of the Horse: an overview. 40 minutes
3. Grip and purchase: its what we do. 40 minutes
4. Foot balance: a personal view 40 minutes
1. Shoe-making concave shoes
2. Making an Eggbar shoe from concave