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 a Horse for Snowy Conditions
- Balance, Posture and Using Glue-on Shoes
- Podiatry Related Conformation
- Roll with It
- Hoof Care in Morocco
Daisy Bicking, owner of Daisy Haven Farm: School of Integrative Hoof Care talks about hoof balance, posture and performance and how glue-on shoes benefit some horses to improve overall function in this video with Sure Foot founder Wendy Murdoch.
Poor medialateral imbalance in the hinds can create an imbalanced joint load, notedly in the hock, and problems in the stifle that affect collateral ligaments all the way up the limb. The Equine Documentalist Yogi Sharp discusses this and the relationship between physiological issues, conformation/posture and hoof morphology in a webinar available for purchase..