This page lists material that supplements the March issue of American Farriers Journal.
More Business insight
- Reading “Fact Sheet: Tax Compliance Proposals Will Improve Tax Fairness While Protecting Taxpayer Privacy,” in which the Treasury Department answers frequently asked questions about the proposal.
- Reading “Choose a Business Entity that’s Right for You,” in which various options are explained for your farrier practice.
Supplement to "Tax Changes Could Affect Your Hoof-Care Business" on page 12
Randy Luikart essays on horseshoeing
- Coming Soon!
Supplement to "Can I Show My Horse Tomorrow?" on page 16
Dr. Steve O’Grady
- Read insight and tips from a workshop between two Virginia farriers and Dr. Steve O’Grady – Coming Soon!
Supplement to "Barefoot Methodology — Another Farriery Option" on page 20
- Reading “Dealing with the Myths of Shoeing Gaited Horses,” in which many of the misconceptions of these horses are dispelled.
- Watching “Gaited Horse Challenges,” in which Uxbridge, Ontario, farrier Dave Dawson discusses husbandry and other concerns that shoers face.
Supplement to "Understand the Clients and Culture Before Shoeing Gaited Show Horses" on page 28
Dr. Jenny Hagen
- “Effects of Trimming on Shape and Dimensions of the Hoof Capsule as Well as on the Phalangeal Alignment,” in which the focus should be on biomechanics, the horse and its environment.
- “Shoeing to Support Fetlock Joints Affected by Tendon and Ligament Injuries,” in which it’s explained that changes in hoof orientation relieve stress on the flexor tendons and suspensory ligament.
- “How Trimming Methods Influence Equine Gait and Load,” in which a Leipzig University study finds that hoof-care techniques should be tailored to the individual horse’s needs.
Supplement to "What is Mediolateral Balance?" on page 32
Hospital lates and glue-on shoes
- Reading “How to Make a ‘Farley’ Hospital Plate,” in which Travis Burns of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine provides a nine-step fabrication instructional.
- Reading “Getting Better Results with Hospital Plates,” which details various insights on using the application to improve your chances for success.
- Watching Travis Burns’ 2021 International Hoof- Care Virtual Clinic Series presentation “Making and Application of Hospital Plates.” Register today for hospital plate tips and ideas.
- Reading “Glue on Shoes, Curtis Burns Style,” in which the Florida farrier details the extensive hoof preparation involved to ensure a secure bond.
- Watching “Glue-On Shoes: Strategies, Myths and FAQ,” in which Pat Reilly, the chief of Farrier Services at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center, provides advice for better application of glueon shoes.
Supplement to "Hospital Plate Options Offer Critical Wound Protection" on page 42
Unlocking the Stifle
- Learn more about the stifle’s hook-and-loop system from Dr. Deb Bennett. – Coming Soon!
Supplement to "The Critical Connection of the Stifle and Hock" on page 48