Henry Trims a Mule

December 12, 2011 · 2 comments

Back in the summer, I took some action shots of Henry working. Often times, we’ll combine family outings with quick stops along the way for him to trim one or two horses. On this particular day, he had an old mule scheduled, so what follows is a little glimpse into the work of a farrier. […]


A Farrier

July 15, 2011 · 17 comments

My husband Henry is a farrier by trade. That’s a fancy way of saying he shoes horses. He completed Linn Benton Community College’s 14-week farrier school (now closed) in the spring of 2004, and has been a more or less full-time working horseshoer ever since. I should be clear here that I am not a […]