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Hoof Care in the Winter

As the weather is cooling off and shows and trail rides are winding down for the year, we have to consider what care is needed for horses’ hooves. For most …

When To Say No…

As farriers, we have a difficult and dangerous job – on a good day. Ideally, horses will be trained to stand for the farrier and vet and won’t cause any …

Our Marketing Director

Hey folks! Kia here. I thought I’d give Cody a break from procrastinating on blog posts and post one myself. Most clients don’t get to interact with me in-person unless …

Q & A

How long have you been shoeing? Dixie’s Farrier Service was started in September of 2008. I began pursuing shoeing late in 2006. Why hot fit? There are several reasons for …

Spring

Much to the dismay and frustration of my wonderful marketing director, Kia, I am just sitting down to write this blog on the 30th of April, its due date. It …

Staying Comfortable

There are many different aspects of this trade that we have to work on as farriers. Business skills including accounting, marketing, communication, customer service, inventory management, etc. Anatomy and pathology, …

2017 Year in Review

2017 was a big year for Dixie’s Farrier Service. In January, work began on a new shop and Kia Apple joined the company as the social media and marketing manager. …

Winter Hoof Care

As the weather gets cooler and we start thinking about getting our barns and homes ready for winter, we generally have our list of things to do for winterizing. For …

PATH Intl. Conference 2017

One of the core values of Dixie’s Farrier Service is education, both that of ourselves and our clients. At the beginning of November, Cody attended the Professional Association of Therapeutic …

When To Use Shoes

When considering whether or not to shoe a horse there are several factors to take into consideration. Three reasons that we should consider the use of shoes are – if …

9 Years

Last month Dixie’s was celebrating our 9th anniversary, we have been both looking back over the years and towards the future of the company. Looking back, we are certainly not …