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.
Schedule To obtain more information about the below schedule, please e-mail or telephone Esco Buff, PhD, APF-I, CF. ************************************************************************************************
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. ProfessionalFarriers.com"
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.
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.
SCHEDULE 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 prizes.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Continuing Education Credits applied for to the International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF)