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July 2: ONLY 2 OPENINGS LEFT For Trim Students and 12 week students only!
EFT Course July 9, 10,11 (Tues. Wed. Thu.) Included in 12 week course or you may attend and submit an additional $600.00 Tuition Fee.
The dates are currently:
(Tues-Weds) June 18,19
(Fri-Sat) June 21,22
(Tues-Weds) June 25,26
(Tues-Weds) July 2,3
Next Class will be in:
Your horses are welcome!!!
Next EFT Course is July 9,10,11
SIGN UP NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
PEMF is now available for Horses…
At the Farriers’ National Research Center & Horseshoeing School in: Villanow, Georgia
So what is P E M F ?? google it and you will come up with hundreds of links, photos and videos. It has become very popular within the Horse Industry. It is used on Humans, small and large animals, used by doctors, chiropractors, veterinarians and now by Farriers
PULSATING ELECTRO MAGNETIC FIELD
WE WERE INTRODUCED TO MAGNETIC THERAPY BACK IN 2000 AND DEMONSTRATED IT’S USE AT CLINICS AND CONVENTIONS FOR FARRIER AND OWNERS ALIKE FOR MANY YEARS.
In the last ten years, the Magna Wave Equine Wellness Technology Company has been designing and representing their NEW system of PULSE fields that you can actually observe and feel as the magnetic field hovers over the body.
HERE ARE THEIR FINDINGS:
**Anything that disrupts our body's own natural magnetic fields impairs cell metabolism which contributes to cell dysfunction.
**The Magnetic Field helps to speed up cell metabolism by improving oxygenation of the blood stream.
*PEMF stimulates cell metabolism causing a chain of responses in the body leading to improved health.
*PEMF works to improve circulation and cell metabolism.
*PEMF HELPS HORSES BY:
General Overall Relaxation and Increased Range of Motion allowing the horse to stretch out their hind quarters, necks, and front limbs. Easier for the owner in conditioning the horse for and after events, just simple riding and we use it to help the horse prepare for the farrier’s services.
There is an apparent relaxing of the vascular system within minutes of completing the session (10-20 minutes) which could serve to drop or improve blood pressure.
* Calm and Relaxed attitude while relaxing muscles
* Increases Circulation *Improves Energy
* Arthritis Relief and Inflammation Reduction
* Stimulates Hoof Growth and can bring a hoof abscess to the surface.
*Boosting cellular metabolism by *Regenerating blood cells
The Magna Wave company is the unit we use. We have included it in the Equine Flexion Therapy courses with Instructor Dan Marcum as shown here on May 7, 2019. Dan is a Certified PEMF Expert with the Manga Wave company.
Horse owners can reserve a session for their horses, visit and observe and become involved in the Equine Flexion Therapy Courses by calling the School at
(706)387-8909. Photos at www.farriersnationalresearchcenter.com
Suggested Start Dates for all courses: 2, 6, 12 week & 6 advanced:
This is a “self-employed” Private Trade School recognized as a NCD.
Course Start Dates are more flexible than all other schools because…
We DO NOT operate on a quarterly or semester basis.
Trim Students and Part Time attendance can call to work you in at $125.00 per day. Call our office to discuss availability. Class size is 8-12 per day.
Class is held 5 days a week: Tuesday – Saturday year ‘round
(All dates are subject to change, a deposit of $250.00 will secure your selection)
The Office is open MONDAY - FRIDAY 8am - 5pm
for your phone calls and communication.
Next available openings:
May 28 (Trim Class Available Tues-Wed)
June 4 (Only 2 Openings Available)
June 11 (Only 1 Opening Available)
June 18 (Only 2 Openings Available)
Robert Serzanin, Veteran of MI, new Certified Farrier, EFT, Reining competitor
with his 3 yr mare in training he learned to shoe while at
Casey Horseshoeing School in GA, Link Casey at left.
Becoming a farrier was nothing short of a spur of the moment decision for CCCHS senior, Ben Young.
Aside from focusing on school and clubs, Young runs a business as a farrier in his spare time. A farrier is a craftsman who trims and shoes horses’ hooves. Although Young had his mother as a role model in order to become successful in animal care, it wasn’t until he was fourteen that he knew he wanted to pursue a career in farrier work. After Young’s own horses started becoming lame, he started research into farriery in an effort to treat them. Success with his horses led him to decide to make a career of caring for horses.
Young states, “Eighty-nine percent of all horse health issues happen in the lower limb. That 89% is what I am trained to treat.” After being certified with The Brotherhood of Working Farrier Association, or BWFA, Young began working as an apprentice with more experienced farriers.Young also received his EFT, or Equine Flexion Therapy certification. The EFT certification allows Young to perform therapy on horses in order to keep them more flexible and comfortable, aligning the spine without chiropractic adjustments and addressing the muscles that control the skeleton.
It wasn’t until 2017 that his work started to flourish, causing him to work harder than before. More recently, Young has submitted and completed research regarding, “Navicular,” or, “Navicular Syndrome.” Navicular Syndrome, also known as Navicular Disease, most commonly describes an inflammation or degeneration of the navicular bone and its surrounding tissues, usually on the front feet. This disease can lead to significant and even disabling lameness. Young’s research may prove paramount in treating this serious disease.
Despite his age, Young overcame the doubt he faced, pushing forward with the encouragement of his instructor, certified Master Farrier and Master Educator, Link Casey. When asked if he would recommend working as a farrier to others, Young replied, “I would for a certain type of person.” According to Young, being a farrier is one of those careers where “You can set your own hours, or work when you want, as some people put it. Even though I don’t completely agree with that statement, I work twice as hard because of it; it is worth it in my opinion. But anyone that is successful working for themselves would tell you the same thing. If you can manage your time extremely well and aren’t afraid to put yourself out there to make tough business decisions, then I would highly recommend it.”
Working as a farrier has bettered him, in the sense that he has the satisfaction of being able to help people and horses. Young states that his favorite part of working as a farrier is, “Being able to see people with a lame horse and have it sound again.”
By: Katie Sudberry
The smallest of cracks can equal the largest of problems. Hoof cracks can be very detrimental to the health and soundness of your horse. Bacteria eats away at the live tissue under the hoof wall and can eventually cause lameness if neglected to treat. The condition of the hoof itself can deteriorate and cause major issues and difficulty to keep horse shoes on, unhealthy hoof wall and in some cases lack of performance with the horse. So, the smallest of cracks can be a big issue in any horse’s hoof. It is highly recommended to have your farrier check your horses’ hooves if there is a crack present to determine what corrective procedure is needed.
As soon as the hoof cracks and the thrush is present it becomes difficult to keep it clean unless opened properly by the farrier.
Horse owners – Do not attempt to do this. Let the professionals handle it. It can be overdone.
Owners are WELCOME to contact us, send photos, etc for advice and to find farrier services near you.
Provided by the:
Farriers’ National Research Center (FNRC)
Casey & Son Horseshoeing School, Link Casey, Owner
La Fayette, Georgia
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Call Anthony Dudeck at (319) 238-9508
Based out of Quamedo New Mexico
Timothy Doyle, 12 week graduate of Virginia.
Wishing you the best in your new career! Graduate date: 3/30/1019
In 1988 we began an all-out study, on not just sound shoeing, but maintaining the sound horse to allow him to perform at his peak. Horse owners began bringing us their horses to evaluate. Many at one time had the chance to be champions whether it be in cutting, running barrels, hunter jumper events, racing, and on and on. In our evaluations, we would discover that the most important part of the horse had been overlooked and neglected. These horses had received too many improper trims! And further evaluations showed that neither the amateur person trimming, nor the owner knew what they were trying to achieve with each trim or shoeing their particular horse.
Graduate Farriers from Casey Horseshoeing School, Peter Balogh of MD, Cade Rogers of WY, Rilee Letendre of Canada with Link Casey, Instructor, Owner and current students.
Here is another talented graduate of Casey & Son Horseshoeing School !
We are so proud to say he is our cousin!
Justin Lee Bowen of Chatsworth, GA Completed his 18 week Farrier Course and received his BWFA Certification on February 23, 2019. Pictured here with fellow students and with Head Instructor Link Casey. His Uncle is Jarvis Bowen, a past student from 1990 and BWFA Master Farrier & Tester.