We Have A New Farrier: Steve Kraus

Since its inception in 1994, Lee Foley has been Horse Journal?s resident farrier, overseeing our hoof articles, contributing photos and quietly helping behind the scenes with myriad other content. We’re happy to tell you that He’s now being joined by Steve Kraus, head of Farrier Services at the Cornell Veterinary College.

Steve is an American Farriers Association Certified Journeyman Farrier. At Cornell, he teaches the Farrier Course, lectures veterinary students and provides farrier services to the Equine & Farm Animal Hospital. After graduating in 1971 from Cornell?s School of Agriculture, Steve was a self-employed shoer in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. He has provided technical assistance for farrier- product development and enjoys helping people learn more about their horses? hooves.

A past president of the Western New York Farriers Association and a Board of Directors member of the American Farriers Association, Steve enjoys all equestrian disciplines, but his main focus is polo. He has his own string and helps coach the Cornell Polo Team.

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