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