Meet Our Clinician: Doug Russo CJF AWCF
Doug Russo began his full time career more than 15 years ago through an apprenticeship with Richard Becker CJF. He served as president of the Michigan Horseshoers Association as well as several years on the MHA board of directors. He is a past board member of the AFA, current approved tester as well as the chairman of the AFA’s research committee. He is an AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier as well as an Associate of The Worshipful Company of Farriers.
He is currently employed by Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he serves as resident farrier. In his role at ISU, he teaches a two week rotation for fourth year veterinary students as well as lectures for the half semester lameness elective. He also works in support of ISU’s veterinary surgeons preforming therapeutic farriery. Doug is committed and passionate about improving the educational opportunities for vet students with a goal of improving their knowledge of farriery and instilling a trust and understanding of how farriers work. In the end his goal is improving Vet/Farrier relations.
Doug enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. He is a hobby artist blacksmith, knife maker and enjoys time spent on his horse.
We will be having this years Spring Clinic at Henry Vera’s shop, Looney Toons Blacksmith Shop located at 5910 F.M. 1283, Pipe Creek, TX 78063
The host hotel this year is Bandera Lodge located at 700 State Hwy 16 S, Bandera, TX 78003. The TPFA group rate expires 3/1/2019 and is 1 King for $99.00 + tax and 2 Doubles for $90.00 + tax.