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Hot shoeing is a reason to charge more money

Have you ever heard it said that hot shoeing is unnecessary, useless, and outdated? Some have asked,  “Why make or modify a shoe when you can buy anything you need?” I grew up ranching in South Dakota, and I was taught that hot shoeing is [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: Equine Care|Comments Off on Hot shoeing is a reason to charge more money

Trimming & Shoeing Clinic continues to expand in Dupree, SD

Over the week of June 18, 2018, two Olsen Equine clinics were held in Dupree, SD.  Eighteen participants from as far away as Hardin, MT and Hazen, ND, and from nearby Dupree and Eagle Butte, SD. Throughout the clinics, participants learned about and practiced trimming, [...]

By |July 7th, 2018|Categories: Clinics, OE in the News|Comments Off on Trimming & Shoeing Clinic continues to expand in Dupree, SD

Increased lower leg injuries: Are we breeding them that way?

By Lee Olsen Have you ever noticed all the problems and issues that today’s horses seem to have with lower leg injuries? I’ve seen a growing number of horses experience these types of injuries. I’ll admit that we do ask a lot of our horses, [...]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Equine Care, Perspective|Comments Off on Increased lower leg injuries: Are we breeding them that way?