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.   

Mustad Specialty Forging Shoe Making Series – Caulk & Feather

New Market, England, farrier Grant Moon demonstrates how to forge the caulk and feather, punched for six Mustad E4 nails. The shoe will be part of the Specialty Forging Class at the National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition during the American Farrier’s Association Convention in Arlington, Texas.


World Youth Skills Day — The Next Generation of Farriers

Meet Saliou, a 22-year-old learning how to become a farrier in Brooke’s Senegalese farriery school.

Farrier Competition at the Great Yorkshire Show

Harrogate, England, farrier Toby Pedley is spotlighted by The Stray Ferret during his performance at the Great Yorkshire Show.

The Hoof of the Horse Podcast: Grant Moon

Dr. Simon Curtis catches up with Grant Moon in the latest episode of The Hoof of the Horse Podcast. Grant, of course, is known for being a multiple world champion at Calgary, and for his work with Mustad, but there is so much to him than that. Join us as we explore the other side of the Moon.



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