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.
- Shoeing Senior Horses
- Mastering the Glue-on Shoe
- Inventory: Too Much Vs Too Little
- Hoof-care Innovator Interview
- For Clients: How Winter Affects the Horse
Determining the appropriate amount of inventory to keep on hand can be a challenge for many farriers. Canonsburg, Pa., horseshoer Joshua Sanders, APF-I shares his approach to making strategic inventory decisions. He is also featured in the American Farriers Journal Farrier Business Success Academy later this month.
Newmarket, England, farrier Simon Curtis interviews hoof-care innovator Derek Poupard in a recent The Hoof of the Horse podcast. Poupard shares his journey from Summervelt in South Africa to Virginia, USA, onto Dubai and finally landing at Godolphin in Newmarket, England. The two also debate barefoot horse racing.
In this Life Data Labs webinar, Mike Barker discusses how winter affects the body condition, hooves, and health of our horses. This webinar provides information that might help clients better understand their horses, especially for those that are insulin resistant, hard-keepers, and elderly.