Hall of Fame

Hans Castelijns (Switzerland)

  • Global reputation as podiatry expert and international speaker being able to lecture in six different languages.
  • Combines the educations of both farriery and veterinary medicine his understanding of practical application of podiatry concepts is exceptional.
  • One of his most important contributions to Practical farriery is the development of the Castelijns Digital Extension Device.
  • Works as a professional farrier since 1987 and as a veterinarian, specialized in equine podiatry, since 1999
  • Numerous publications and speaking engagements at Veterinary and Farriery conferences
  • Hans Castilians is past president of the Italian Association of Equine Podiatry
  • Is a member of the International Equine Veterinarian Hall of Fame