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.   

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Nigel Fennell

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Brian Mullins talks with Nigel Fennell, AWCF, owner of Foremans Forge in Irvine, Ky. The England native’s years of commitment to improving his skills at the cost of making more money have found him where he is today — well-positioned to teach those skills and make the next generation of farriers better for it.


Humble Hoof Podcast: Laminitis Treatment and Prevention

In this episode of the Humble Hoof Podcast, Dr. Alicia Nolfi discusses laminitis treatment and the reasoning behind various treatments that are used for laminitic horses.

Chris Gregory: Making Your Anvil Easy to Use

In this Facebook video, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Chris Gregory of Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo., demonstrates a tip for making your new anvil easier to use.

The Equine Documentalist: Why are Proportions So Important?

In this Facebook post, Yogi Sharp discusses proportions of the equine hoof capsule.

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Check out "This Week" from Oct. 3 for other interesting information found from around the web. Is there something you want to share in "This Week"? Send us an email.

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