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Power Point and Practical Lecture Topics

  • How to Take, Read and Interpret Radiographs for the Prognosis and Treatment of the Laminitic and Foundered Horse.
  • How to Make Simple Heart Bar Shoes
  • Traditional-Holistic Farrier Care
  • Principles of Holistic Farrier Care
  • How to Obtain Holistic Equine Balance Through Farrier Work
  • Preventive Foot Care
  • Limb Length Disparity (Equine Anisomelia)
  • How to Recognize and Balance a Horse with a Limb Disparity
  • Lameness Problem Solving
  • Hoof Wall Repairs
  • Managing Long Toes, Low Heels, Club Foot, Navicular Issues, Sole Issues, Hoof Issues...
  • Retracted Soles and Other Sole Related Issues
  • How to Successfully Treat Canker
  • Everything Hoof Related
  • Glue-on Shoeing and Casting Techniques
  • Radiation Safety for the Farrier
  • Radiograph Interpretation for the Farrier
  • How to Run a Successful Farrier (Small Business) Business
  • How to Achieve Success in Your Farrier Career (Small Business)
  • Farrier (Small) Business Principles and Skills
  • Stratum Exterior Separation and HWSS

For further information or to set up a workshop/lecture/clinic please contact us.

To obtain more information about the below schedule,
please e-mail or telephone Esco Buff, PhD, APF-I, CF.

January 10, 2021 - Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre, Waverly, West Virginia
Necropsy Lab and Practical Anatomy Dissection.
February 23, 2021 - International Hoofcare Summit, Zoom Clinic
Title - Live Online Q&A


April 30 - May 1, 2021 - Meredith Manor Annual Spring Clinic, Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre,
Waverly, West Virginia

Topic:  Day One - Practical Anatomy and Necropsy Clinic.
         Day Two - Therapeutic Shoe Modifications.

For more information or to register contact:  Janie Crothers at 304-679-5267.

"This event has been approved for 16 International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF)
Continuing Education Credits.  For more information visit their website - www."

August 5-7, 2021 - Esco Buff's Annual Summer Summit at Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre
Farrier Shop, Waverly, West Virginia

The event will take place at the Meredith Manor Farrier Shop, Waverly, WV (directions will be
provide upon registration).

The cost per person are as follows:
Attend all three (3) days = $325 which includes a free 2020 Summer Summit memorabilia Gift,
Lunch/Supper and drinks for all three days.  Attend two (2) days = $275 which includes a free
2020 Summer Summit memorabilia Gift, Lunch/Supper and drinks for both days.  
Attend one (1) day = $130 which includes a free 2020 Summer Summit memorabilia Gift,
lunch/Supper and drinks for that day.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is July 15, 2021.  Pre-registration is the only way to attend.  NO at
the door registrations or walk-ins allowed.

Payments can be made by:
Credit Card at -
Check - Esco Buff, 631 Bay Road, Webster, NY, 14580

No REFUNDS on registration after July 15, 2021.

This is a three day intense but fun clinic were attendee's share their own experiences as well.
Attendee's boast how the Summer Summit gives a great mid-year boost, is unbelievably fun, is
an incredible learning opportunity and a great way to develop a new networking system.  
Respect and professionalism is a must or you will be asked to leave.

Thursday, August 5, 2021
- Guest Veterinarians and Esco to discuss Veterinarian/Farrier
relationships.  Powerpoint on Anatomy and learning tricks.  Powerpoint and practical on
shoeing the coronary band not the hoof.  Powerpoint and practical on trimming and shoeing for
injuries.  Evening Pizza/Wing social.

Friday, August 6, 2021 - Powerpoint and discussions on Advanced Business Skills.  Powerpoint,
Practical Anatomy and trimming practical for goats/sheep and pigs.  Powerpoint for newer
farriers by Cory Buff, AF on what to do after school.  Annual Summer Summit contest - cash

Saturday, August 7, 2021 - Forging and Tool Day.  Esco to demonstrate the forging project and
Ken Best to discuss tool alterations, maintenance and sharpening.  Evening Campfire social.

August 21, 2021 - Equine Educational Seminar, Sponsored by Orrville Veterinary Clinic, Orrville,
Ohio and to be held at United Equine Center, 4724 South Mount Eaton Road, Dalton, Ohio

Topic - Trimming and Shoeing Techniques to Address Conformational Issues.

For more information and to register contact:  Gabe Middleton, DVM at 330-465-6154 or

Continuing Education Credits applied for to the International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF)
Lectures, Clinics and Events