‘A man’s errors are his portals of discovery’
James Joyce, 1882-1941, Irish novelist and poet
Of the horse - ‘They perform for us with a work ethic rarely seen in human circles, and become capable of so much more when we allow their feet to function properly’
Thomas Teskey D.V.M.
‘All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third it is accepted as being self - evident’
‘....no man improves a foot by shoeing, we may, and too often do - mar it - but no improvement, if it could be done a horse would be better without shoeing’
Professor W. Jones Anstey, FWCF, FZS. (1929)
‘If the horse is carefully worked on rough surfaces over a period of time the sole will gradually harden and become acclimatized to the rougher conditions’
Hayden Price, farrier and Rod Fisher, RCVS.