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.
The Humble Hoof interviews Ross Keller, donkey and mule hoofcare instructor with ELPO (Equine Lameness and Prevention Organization), talks about how donkey feet and behavior differs from horses. He mentions ways to best gain a donkey's trust to safely and effectively trim them, as well as what landmarks and guidelines can be used to properly trim the donkey hoof.
SureFoot Founder Wendy Murdoch interviews lifetime horsewoman Ann Ramsey, who works in therapeutic farriery and equine rehabilitation. She is an AAPF accredited farrier and focuses on therapeutic shoeing with modern materials, tools and computer software.
In this Mustad Hoofcare Video, Brock, Texas farrier, Lee Olsen offers some tips to make visits to the grinder as efficient as possible.