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By Karla Pomeroy
Editor 

Turning a daydream into a novel

 

July 8, 2017

Karla Pomeroy

Frank J. Schweighart

WORLAND - A daydream on a long drive through the Arizona desert turned into a novel about second chances for cowboy, farrier and now author, Frank J. Schweighart.

Schweighart grew up working on the LU Ranch with his father Carl Schweighart. At the age of 13 his dad decided he was old enough to start shoeing the horses. "I seemed to have a knack for it," he said. It was a knack he turned into his profession as a certified journeyman farrier with his own business, Schweighart Equine Services in East Texas.

According to his website, Schweighart combines equine care through certified farrier sp...



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