September 07, 2008 | | Comments 0

Portor Green

Portor Green

Portor Green

Portor Green is a sixth generation farrier and has been shoeing horses and mules for 22 years.  He has been both a lecturer and competitor, competing in both the U.S. and Canada.  A nine time World Champion farrier, Portor also currently holds the world record in speed shoeing, at a record time of three minutes twenty seconds.

A native of Yucaipa, California, Portor currently lives there with his wife Denise and their four children.
About the photo: Talk about being resourceful!  Away from home without his tools, Portor was able to successfully shoe the horse pictured using what else?  A hammer, pair of pliers, and a screwdriver!

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