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.   

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In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, Ocala, Fla., equine veterinarian and farrier Brent Barrett, DVM, CJF, discusses options to help horses and avoid complications during the 50th annual convention in Arlington, Texas.

Influence of Trimming & Shoeing on Landing

In this video from Werkman Hoofcare, Dr. Jenny Hagen of the University of Leipzig discusses the influence of trimming and shoeing on the angle and location of initial contact, as well as the landing duration.

Putting the Parts Together for a Good Trim

In this video from Farrier Product Distribution, Lucedale, Miss., farrier Hank Chisholm, CJF, works on a hind foot during a recent clinic hosted by Emerson Horseshoe Supply in Louisiana.

Horseshoeing for Tricky Conformation

In this video from Olsen Equine, Brock, Texas, farrier Lee Olsen, CJF, helps a barrel racing horse with tricky conformation reach his maximum potential.

Check out "This Week" from Dec. 19 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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