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 for Winter Conditions
- AFA Marks Highlights of 2020
- How to Make a Horseshoe Gate Latch
- A Farrier and His Faith
- Hoof Packing Protocols
International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Mike Wildenstein, CJF, FWCF, explains in this Farrier Product Distribution video how he set up a pleasure horse for the snow and ice that is common in the northeast. Wildenstein uses Royal Kerckhaert Horseshoe Factory Snow Rim pads and also inserts tungsten pins in the heel and toe area.
The American Farrier’s Association celebrated the bright spots in a year that has been full of challenges. The annual convention, certification and pre-certification programs, American Farriers Team and volunteer leaders are among the highlights featured in this 2020 recap.