- Expert farrier Ada Gates Patton only woman to shoe horses
- Ada Gates Patton’s created a passion & career beyond her dreams
- Debutante to Blacksmith
- Layers of discrimination that was shocking
- Overcoming adversity
Ada Gates Patton, a former debutante, Broadway dancer and fashion model, expert farrier: only woman to shoe horses.
Ada’s presentation traces her life and the unexpected, unique choices she made that created a passion and career beyond her dreams.
Ada is the first and only woman journeyman farrier of thoroughbred horses in the nation. She inspects the shoes of every horse taking part in the Rose Parade.
She was inducted into the American Farriers Hall of Fame.