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.
- Blacksmith Boot Camp: S1 E2 - Putting Down the Hammer and Picking Up the Trash
- The Study of the Equine Hoof: The Crena
- Shoeing: A 'Balancing Act'
Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo., and GE Forge & Tool present the second episode of Blacksmith Boot Camp. In this episode, we meet Bayly from Maryland. It's his second week at the school and he and his classmates are beginning to see progress in learning the difficult craft of horseshoeing. Most still need guidance from the Gregory's, but are now beginning to shape their own shoes.
Lindsey Field discusses whether toe clips can cause a crena during the examination of a horse's foot that she dissected in this video from The Study of the Equine Hoof.