AVMA - Elimination of Farrier Exemption

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  1. equinitis

    equinitis Senior Member

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    I'm not entirely sure I understand it but I am almost always against more regulation.

    Being licensed or certified doesn't guarantee skill for a farrier anymore than "I've been doing this for 30 years. I've seen good and bad in both.

    Would this mean my husband can no longer shoe our own animals? I also wonder if this is related to the numerous shoers that regularly sedate animals for trimming/shoeing. I know there are a lot of them out there that regularly use regulated meds to sedate even thought it is illegal for them to do so.
     
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  2. slc

    slc Senior Member

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    I thin the only thing this would affect is them dispensing medications. It's not about you shoeing your own horses - it's about people who get money for shoeing other peoples' horses.
     
  3. equinitis

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    I guess his dad is going to have to stop paying him to shoe.
     
  4. slc

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    I don't think so. If it comes to be, I'm sure he can easily get the license.
     

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