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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 …

Hold Your Horses…

As a farrier I am constantly putting my safety in someone else’s hands. Whoever is holding the lead rope of the horse I am working on can significantly affect how …

Lost Shoes

The last two weeks of July I saw more lost shoes than I have ever seen in my entire career in the same amount of time, outside of working an …

IEA Horse Trials 2017

For the past several years I have had the pleasure of being the onsite farrier for the Indiana Eventing Association’s Horse Trials, Classic Training & Novice 3-Day Event and once …