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.   

Hoof Trim Evaluation

In this video from Farrier Product Distribution, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Roy Bloom, CJF, APF-I, explains how he sees the hoof before starting his trim on this right front hoof. The footage is from a clinic hosted by Tennessee Farrier Supply and sponsored by FPD.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Lee Green

In this episode, the Farrier Focus Podcast speaks with International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Lee Green of Yucaipa, Calif., about how he got his start in horseshoeing, memorable experiences of shoeing during the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and lessons he has learned on improving his efficiency in shoeing horses over the past 50 years.

What Are You Feeding Your Horse?

What are you feeding your horse? Is your horse receiving the correct amount of nutrients? Are those nutrients balanced and in the correct ratio? Life Data Labs explores these topics in detail in this video,

Preventing Injury for Hoofcare Pros and Riders

In this episode of the Humble Hoof Podcast, James Shaw discusses how to change our posture and movement to better protect equine professionals and riders from injury when working with horses. He also talks about how he got through his own back injury through the idea of a third movement of the pelvis.

AFA Convention: Jim Keith

In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Jim Keith, CJF, discusses “Looking Back: A Brief History of My Relationship with the AFA" at the 50th annual AFA Convention in Arlington, Texas.

Check out "This Week" from Jan. 9 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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