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Steve Kraus
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Farrier Shop
Ithaca, NY 14853

Additional Resources

Equine Hospital
Farrier Program

Steve Kraus, BS, CJF

Head of Farrier Services
Lecturer of Large Animal Surgery


Education and Training

Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, B.S. - Animal Science, 1971

State University of New York at Farmingdale, A.A.S. - Animal Science, 1968



American Farriers Association

United States Polo Association

Western New York Farriers Association


Kraus, S. The Right Fit for a Polo Athlete. American Farriers Journal, May/June 1989

Kraus, S. Let’s Quit Giving our Work Away! American Farriers Journal, March/April 1995

Kraus, S. The proper shoeing of draft horses. American Farriers Journal

Kraus, S. The underlying causes of factures in race horses. American Farriers Journal

Kraus, S. Horseshoeing and the horsemanship. American Farriers Journal, July/August 1997

Kraus, S. Dealing with Lost Shoes. American Farriers Journal, Nov. 1999

Kraus, S. The Music of Farriery, The Professional Farrier, April 2010