December 2012 Online Extras
These are the stories, videos and audio files listed in the December 2012 issue of American Farriers Journal.
|Working On Zoo Animals' Feet
Two videos with farrier Steve Foxworth — one from last winter's International Hoof-Care Summit and one from Editor/Publisher Frank Lessiter's recent trip to the Denver, Colo. Zoo — in which Foxworth gives us an inside look at his unique line of work shoeing zoo animals.
Here you'll also find the Nov. 1997 American Farriers Journal article "Farriers Gone Wild"
|Videos with J.D. Downs
American Farriers Journal Managing Editor Pat Tearney meets up with Frederick, Colo. farrier James Downs ("J.D.") for the latest Shoeing For A Living. Watch as J.D. discusses reining plates and shoeing reiners.
As part of our research on using aluminum shoes for an article in the Dec. 2012 issue of American Farriers Journal, we asked AFJ Facebook friends to share their advice for fitting and using aluminum shoes. Here’s a sample of the responses.
|Interview with Travis Burns
Listen as Travis Burns, farrier for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, gives his thoughts on hoof evaluations.
|Dr. Shewmake on Stretching
Farrier and MD Karl Shewmake shows how to stretch before working with horses, and addresses why stretching is so important in the following 5 videos.
|Question: How do you handle firing a client?
Share your tips for communicating with clients when it is time to part ways.