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.   

Right Front Hoof Trim

In this video from Farrier Product Distribution, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Roy Bloom, CJF, APF-I, trims the right front foot on this pleasure horse at a shoeing clinic hosted by Tennessee Farrier Supply.

Bleeding Quarter Crack

In this video, Brock, Texas, farrier Lee Olsen, CJF, APF, demonstrates how he helped a show hunter with a bleeding quarter crack.

Thursday 3 with Victory

In this video from Victory Racing Plate Company, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Bob Smith, CF, APF-I, and Tiffany Gardner, CJF, APF-I of Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School offer business tips for farriers.

How to Forge a Trailer and Extended Heels

In this video, Iowa State University farrier Doug Russo, CJF, AWCF, demonstrates how to forge a trailer and extended heels for the American Farrier’s Association certified farrier shoe display.

Hind End Drop

In this Facebook post, Fin Powrie, the chief stipendiary steward at Selangor Turf Club in Selangor, Malaysia, shares a slow motion video of a racehorse taking off from the starting gate.

How to Keep the Farrier Happy

Diemen, Netherlands, farrier Philip de Weijer shared a video on Facebook that offers five tips in 1 minute for hoof-care clients on how to keep their farrier happy. Can we get an amen?

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Check out "This Week" from Jan. 23 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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