The Humble Hoof
Episode 11

We're Both Professionals: A Discussion on Vet/Farrier Collaboration with Stuart Muir

Alicia Harlov published on

In this episode, Rood and Riddle resident farrier Stuart Muir delves into how to work together with veterinarians for the benefit of the horse. He discusses how hoofcare providers can forge relationships with local vets, work through differences in opinion, and work towards productive collaboration.

This episode also features segments from Dave Dawson (NEAEP CEO), Dr. Shawn Morrell (podiatrist, Rood and Riddle, Saratoga NY), Dr. Jennifer Melcher (DVM, Georgia), Dr. Ron Gaeta (DVM, Dunbarton Equine, Connecticut), Sam Zalesky (resident farrier, Rood and Riddle, Lexington KY), and Dr. Raul Bras (podiatrist, Rood and Riddle, Lexington, KY). 

To see more about opportunities in vet/farrier collaboration, visit , as well as the Georgia Professional Farriers Association on FB to see events with Dr. Melcher. 

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  • Fabulous podcast! I listened to every word and it made my heart sing to hear the encouragement to collaborate with all parties, vets, farriers and trimmers.