On Thursday, April 27, 2023, the equestrian community lost an exceptional farrier, Steve L. Mitchell, who passed away following a freak shoeing accident. The news was shocking and unexpected, leaving everyone who knew him shocked and deeply saddened. His passing has left a void that will be difficult to fill, and he will be sorely missed. This article is a tribute to Steve Mitchell, who touched the lives of many in the equestrian community. Keep reading more.
Who was Steve Mitchell?
Steve Mitchell was born on August 12, 1968. He was a resident of Cuba, Missouri, where he began his career in farriery. He worked as a farrier for more than 30 years and was described as one of the best in the business. He received his education in farriery at Missouri State University, where he obtained his degree in Farrier Science. Over the years, he had worked on countless horses, providing them with the best possible shoeing and hoof care.
Those who knew Steven described him as a kind-hearted man with a passion for horses. He had a special connection with every horse he worked on, always taking the time to understand their needs and address their concerns. He was not just a farrier but also a friend to many. His clients adored him, and he was always willing to go the extra mile to ensure their satisfaction.
How did Steve Mitchell die? What was the cause of his death?
The cause of Steven Mitchell’s death is yet to be disclosed. However, the tragedy serves as a reminder of the risks that farriers take on a daily basis. Farriers work with large animals that can be unpredictable and dangerous, making them vulnerable to accidents. But despite this, these professionals continue to provide their services with utmost dedication and commitment.
Steve Mitchell Obituary
Steven’s passing has left an indelible mark on the equestrian community. Many farriers, horse owners, and fellow equestrians have come forward to express their condolences and pay tribute to the exceptional man he was. Cody Dooley, a fellow farrier at Bar D Farrier Services, took to Facebook to remind everyone of the dangers that came with the job of a farrier. Cody Dooley described Steven as “one of the nicest guys you could ever meet” and underscored the importance of working with your farrier for everyone’s safety.
Tributes Pour to Steve Mitchell death
Rest Easy Steve Mitchell, We Sure Will Miss Seeing You But We Will See You Again In Heaven And If We Can Ride Horses In Heaven, We Will Want You To Be Our Heavenly Horse Shoer To Take Care Of Our Horses In Heaven!!! You Were Taken WAY TO SOON!!!
REst in peace Steve Mitchell we lost another good farrier last night in a freak accident everyone that owns horses please work with them for your farrier we have one of the most dangerous jobs there is rest easy keep them horses sound up there he sure gained a good one!
Steven Mitchell left behind a legacy that will not be forgotten. His passing is a great loss to the equestrian community, and he will be deeply missed. He was not just a farrier but also a friend, a mentor, and an inspiration to many. His exceptional work, kind heart, and gentle soul will forever be remembered by those whose lives he touched. The equestrian community mourns his passing and sends heartfelt condolences to the Mitchell family during this difficult time. May Steven rest in peace, knowing that his work and presence made a significant impact on the lives of those around him.