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

Ontario farrier Sean Elliott, CJF offers advice on senior horse hoof care in this video by Equine Guelph. Topics he addresses include prevention, metabolic disorders and common trimming issues.

Mastering the Glue-on Shoe

Working with glue-on shoes can be a challenge if you are new to the modality. A recent blog by EasyCare Inc offered some helpful tips to working with any two-component adhesives. 

Inventory: Too Much Vs. Too Little

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.

Hoof-care Innovator Interview

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.  

For Clients: How Winter Affects the Horse

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.

Check out "This Week" from Oct. 25 for other interesting information found from around the web. Is there something you want to share in "This Week"? Send us an email. More from this series