is a Certified Journeyman Farrier (CJF)
With over 30 years of experience, Vance shoes world class competitors in Three Day Eventing, Dressage, Show Jumping and Driving.
Our job is to help horses perform to the best of their ability, and even beyond. However, the real specialty from AFS is Vance's therapeutic skill. Whether its recovery aid to surgery, angular limb deformities or getting through the jog on Sunday morning, Vance is your guy.
He works and consults extensively with veterinarians on various lameness issues that require state of the art therapeutic shoeing.
He has a fondness for sport horses of all disciplines and shoes them to enhance their performance.
Vance has written for and contributed to many equine publications, and is a strong advocate for continuing education and certification of farriers through the American Farriers Association.