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2016 American Farriers Team member, Craig Trnka, CJF and founder of World Championship Blacksmiths, demonstrates how to pull a clip on a handmade shoe

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AFA Supports work of Morris Animal Foundation Fellow

Equine Research Committee Chairman, Doug Russo, CJF,  in conjunction with his committee members, recently recommended to the AFA Board of Directors that the association approve funding for a $10,000 grant to Morris Animal Foundation in support of the research of Dr. Alix Berglund of North Carolina State Veterinary School. Dr. Berglund's research is focused upon developing new culture techniques which will enable donor stem cells to be readily accepted by the equine recipient, thereby improving the convenience, availability, and effectiveness of stem cell therapies in horses. There are specific applications for this therapy in the treatment of life-ending musculoskeletal diseases in the equine distal limb and foot. To read more.... morris-animal-foundation-grant

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