How to Take, Read and Interpret Radiographs for the Prognosis and Treatment of the 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.
Schedule To obtain more information about the below schedule, please e-mail or telephone Esco Buff, PhD, APF-I, CF. ************************************************************************************************
September 9-16, 2018 - FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), Tryon, North Carolina.
The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) has agreed to provide emergency farrier services for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games at Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring, N.C.
I have been chosen to be one of the World Equestrian Games (WEG) Farrier's by the American Association of Professional Farriers (APF) due to my experience and talents. This will be my second time as a WEG farrier and honored to do it again.
"Of all the farrier's in the United States, each one of us chosen represent 7/10 of 1% (0.07%) of farriers to be picked as a WEG farrier. That's how tough it is to get to be a WEG farrier." Dave Farley, CF, APF-I
November 16-18, 2018 - Meredith Manor International Equestrian Center, Waverly, West Virgiania Topic: Day 1 (11/16/18) - Shoe Alterations and Forging. Day 2 (11/17/18) - Farrier Business Class. Day 3 (11/18/18) - Shoe Alterations, Welding/Brazing and Forging.
For more information or registration: Contact Janie Crothers at (304)-679-5267
August 8-10, 2019 - Esco Buff's Annual Summer Summit, Webster, New York
2019 Topics TBA.
Pre-Registration is the ONLY way to attend. NO at the door registrations or walk-ins. The event will take place at Liberty Lodge, Webster, NY (directions will be provide upon registration).
The cost per person are as follows:
Attend all three (3) days = $300 which includes a free 2018 Summer Summit memororabilia Gift, Lunch and drinks for all three days.
Attend two (2) days = $250 which includes a free 2018 Summer Summit memorabilia Gift, Lunch and drinks for both days.
Atttend one (1) day = $125 which includes a free 2018 Summer Summit memorabilia Gift, lunch and drinks for that day.
Payment and confirmation can be made after May 1, 2019 and before July 20, 2019. No refunds after July 20, 2019. No reservations will be taken after July 20, 2019.
You must sign up and pay in advance in order to attend. Payments can be by credit card via website at: www.escobuff.com or by checks made out to Esco Buff, 631 Bay Road, Webster, NY, 14580.
2018 Summer Summit Agenda:
Day One (1) - Thursday, August 8, 2019 Time - 8:30 am Check-in. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Lectures/Wet Labs 7:00 pm - Evening Supper and Activity
Day Two (2) - Friday, August 9, 2019 Time - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - Lectues/Wet Labs 4:00 pm - 6:00pm - Afternoon Tour Activity.
Day Three (3) - Saturday, August 10, 2019 Time 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - Hands on Forging Day 8:00 pm - Midnight - Evening Campfire and Closing
Stockhoff's will be returning again with their mobile farrier store. Please be free to bring your own lawn chairs to lectures for more comfortable seating. Tables and chairs are provided. Lodge has indoor restrooms, Evening campfire has a portable bathroom. Dogs are allowed on leashes for the entire event except for the tours.
August in the area can be hot during the days (80-100F) with night time temperatures a little lower (50-80F). Rain or passing thunderstorms seems to be a norm.
There are several local hotels that are all within a couple easy miles to the Lodge and Cabin. Holiday Inn Express, 860 Holt Road, Webster, NY, 14580, 585-872-0900. Hampton Inn, 878 Hard Road, Webster, NY, 14580, 585-671-2050. Fairfield Inn by Marriott, 915 Hard Road, Webster, NY, 14580, 585-671-1500. Super 8, 2450 Empire Blvd, Webster, NY, 14580, 585-671-6990.
There is also a campground within a few miles of the Lodge and next to the Cabin. It is a smaller campground accommodating tents to fifth wheels. I urge you to make a reservation ASAP as it can fill quickly. Reservations can be made pre-season at: 585-872-5326 or during season(May 1 - October 31) at: https://www.monroecounty.gov/mcparks/reserve/camp
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 develp a new networking system. Respect and professionalism is a must or you will be asked to leave.