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.   

Developing Strategies for Efficiency

In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, Bozeman, Mont., farrier Tom Petersen, CJF, discusses and demonstrates strategies to improve efficiency during the 50th annual convention in Arlington, Texas.

Christmas Mustad Live with Grant Moon

In this video from Mustad Hoofcare, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Grant Moon spends Christmas Eve making a very special shoe.

Essential Keys to Hoof Health

What are the most essential keys to hoof health? In this video, Life Data Labs reviews the most important components to maintaining and improving hoof quality.

Partial Hoof Dissection

In this video from Farrier Production Distribution, Lucedale, Miss., farrier Hank Chisholm, CJF, partially dissects a hoof to supplement the discussion about sole depth during a recent clinic at Emerson Horseshoe Supply in Louisiana.

Winter Trim

In this 2013 Facebook video that recently resurfaced, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Myron McLane, CJF, demonstrates the winter hoof trim.

It's a Major Award

And last, but not least, those familiar with the movie “A Christmas Story” will appreciate this Facebook post from Virginia farrier Jason Usry. “Fra-gee-lay. It must be Italian.”

Check out "This Week" from Dec. 12 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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