Each day, American Farriers Journal encounters a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at an aspect of the equine industry. Our favorite content for "This Week" is aggregated here. We hope it offers a useful tip to improve your hoof-care business, expands your knowledge by giving you something new to ponder, or entertains you when you need a break most.
- Haydn Price Shares His Approach to Shoeing Warmbloods
- Innovative Lameness Therapies
- Simon Curtis: How to Plate a Racehorse
- Danvers Child Offers Rig Tips
- How to Earn Respect as a New Farrier
Australian veterinarian Michael Tweedie of Tweedie & Associates Equine Veterinary Services chats with International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member and Welsh farrier Haydn Price about his approach to shoeing warmbloods and how he maximizes their potential. Price also discusses the importance of being proactive in shoeing vs. reactive.
Are innovative therapies for treating lameness on the horizon? Dr. Mark Hurtig, who serves as professor at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, staff surgeon at the Health Sciences Centre and director of the Comparative Orthopaedic Research Lab, shares his research on biologic therapies and their practical application in joint disease management with Equine Guelph.
International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Simon Curtis is regularly making videos exploring horse hoof care, sharing his expertise and spreading knowledge in the equine world. In this video, he demonstrates how to shoe a racehorse in Newmarket, England, the very home of horse racing.
A new farrier who aspires to compete against a veteran shoer with 20 years under their belt is destined to fail. But there are steps a new farrier can take to earn respect from clients and colleagues. International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member and Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School owner Bob Smith offers his best advice.