GREGORY’S TEXTBOOK OF FARRIERY is the knowledge put to paper of one of the farrier industry’s most durable educators. This textbook was written as a teaching tool, so it is ideal for any course on farriery, equine husbandry, veterinary school, or even the one-on-one apprenticeship situation.
Created by a skilled farrier instructor, this book is like having Chris right next to you, guiding your hands and looking over your shoulder.
Whether you are a veteran of the farrier profession, a novice, or just an interested horseman, this book should be part of your library. You will find yourself referring to it over and over.
About the author: Chris Gregory has been shoeing since 1987, and teaching the trade since 1992. The only other job he had since high school has been as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves. He holds a MS degree in Human Resource Development, is a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers, as well as an American Farrier’s Association Certified Journeyman Farrier. Chris has been named the American Farrier’s Association’s Outstanding Farrier Educator of the year twice, and co-winner with his wife Kelly once.
He has also been named the AFA Outstanding Farrier Clinician of the Year twice for his acclaimed clinics on farriery both in the U.S. and around the world. Articles that he has written have appeared in numerous trade journals and horse magazines. Chris has written and conducted farrier exams for foreign countries such as Brazil and South Africa, and is the only foreigner to ever become an examiner for the esteemed Worshipful Company of Farriers (WCF).
At the age of 39, Chris was inducted in the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame. His son, Cody Gregory, CJF, obtained his AFA CJF at the age of 15, and is a well-known competitor, instructor and clinician as well. His daughter, Jacquelyn Gregory, is a very successful Western horse trainer and rodeo star.
Chris, Kelly, and Cody run Heartland Horseshoeing School, in Lamar, Missouri, U.S.A.
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