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.
- Starting the Trim Process
- Shoe Modifications:Onions with Fabrice Cave
- The Farrier's Role in Horseracing
- Touch Up Your Hoof Knife
Starting the Trim Process
Kentucky farrier Conrad Trow, CJF walks through his approach to trimming a horse that that is kept barefoot and only lightly used for pleasure riding in this video presented by Farrier Product Distribution.
Shoe Modifications: Onions with Fabrice Cave
French farrier Fabrice Cave illustrates how to modify a manufactured shoe to create an onion. When done correctly, onions can be used for protection and support.
The Farrier's Role in Horseracing
Dublin, Ireland, farrier David Kelly, explains what his job as a racehorse farrier entails in this video presentation by Horse Racing Ireland.
Touch Up Your Hoof Knife
Farrier Products Distribution offers a quick tip in this video for sharpening the Bloom Forge hoof knife using a green buffing compound and a FootPro Felt Wheel that is 6” in diameter and ¾” thick.
Check out "This Week" from Sept. 20 for other interesting information found from around the web. Is there something you want to share in "This Week"? Send us an email.
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