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Saturday, February 02, 2013

Video: Farrier and Saddlery Skills in Cambodia Shared by FEI and World Horse Welfare Partnership Professionals

Get a new appreciation of the urban and rural horse culture of Cambodia in this short video profiling the recent programs of World Horse Welfare and the FEI Solidarity programs. Farrier Tom Burch and saddler Mark Fisher made the journey to Southeast Asia to help both the poor working ponies and the elite sport horses of the country's expanding equestrian sports scene.

Tom was the longtime farrier for the London Metropolitan Police and an old friend of Hoofcare and Lameness.

To learn more:
Read FEI Grant Funds World Horse Welfare's Cambodian Farrier Education, an announcement of the program on The Hoof Blog.

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