Mike has over 40 years of experience handling horses. He has been a farrier since 1990 and achieved the highest level of recognition as an AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier in 1998. Mike has many years of experience in advanced corrective trimming and shoeing techniques. You can be confident that your horses will be handled in a professional and safe manner with the horses well-being always in mind.
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Owner/Operator Harris Horseshoeing Services Darwell, Alberta
Successfully operated all aspects of the farrier and blacksmithing business. Worked independently and with a team when necessary in order to look after the best needs of the horses. When necessary handled the ground training of the horses.
1989-1st Place- Chuck O’hanley Memorial Competition. (Student)
1990-1st Place- Chuck O’hanley Memorial Competition. (Level One)
1998-3rd Place, Fort St John’s BC competition. (Level Two)
Specialized in corrective trimming and shoeing.
Extensive experience in ground training techniques and safe horse handling techniques.
1989 - 1990 Olds College Olds, Alberta
Farrier and Blacksmithing techniques
Advanced Farrier and Blacksmithing techniques
***GRADUATED AT THE TOP OF THE CLASS
***AFA Certified Farrier, April 17, 1998
***AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier, April 17, 1998