Mike’s Journal

Handmade Horseshoes

Handmade Horseshoes

About two years ago I quietly transitioned from using machine-made horseshoes to exclusively using handmade horseshoes. By this I mean each shoe is made from straight barstock for each specific hoof. This gives me several advantages over the mass-produced, machine-made…

Busy Spring

Busy Spring

*Note: This journal post was originally published on June 10, 2010* Alpha Farrier Services has had a very busy spring. Between regular work and clinics and contests, I haven’t had much time to keep my journal updated! In January we…