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The Great Farrier

The Great Farrier. I have written on this subject before, but it certainly deserves another visit. After spending the last weekend at the contest in El Reno with the super folks from the Oklahoma Farrier’s Association, I thought this was a great time to put some of...

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Texas -aka Jordan Levisky- By Way Of Canada

. My third blog for this year is also a Canadian female farrier. I think this is Heartland Horseshoeing School’s Year of the Woman, as we have more females than males. That is a first in my 26-year career of running a farrier school. The student for this blog is...

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Scott the Red Lobster Bushaw

Scott Bushaw comes to the Heartland from Byron, Michigan. Like most northerners, the heat of Missouri can leave a mark, so we tagged him Red Lobster. That name didn’t stick like some, but we still use it once in a while when he is either red from the sun or blushing....

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Brendan “Captain Keith” Venne

Captain Keith, AKA Brendan Venne, has been in the school since February. Originally, he was going to be in the Farrier Blacksmith Course and follow it up with the Advanced Farrier Course. After seeing how much there was to know, how hard it was going to be to learn,...

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Andy Salzmann Begins His Farrier Career.

Andy “Elmo” Salzmann is the student that is the next subject of this blog. Andy is originally from the Kansas City, MO., area, but has been a Floridian for the last several years. Like a lot of us, Andy doesn’t care for the cold that much. Not a great trait if you are...

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