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.
- No More Slip
- StallSide: Dr. Larry Bramlage
- Applying Traction to Horseshoes
- Hind Feet at the Starting Gate
- Thursday 3 with Victory
- Floating on Mud
When the flat surface of the outer jaw of Bobby Menker’s hot-fit tongs were slipping, he turned to Hall of Fame farrier Roy Bloom, who came up with a solution. A Facebook post from Farrier Product Distribution demonstrates the modification.
In this Facebook post, Fin Powrie, the chief stipendiary steward at Selangor Turf Club in Selangor, Malaysia, shares a slow motion video of racehorses taking off from the starting gate.
In this Facebook video from The Victory Racing Plate Co., Shelbyville, Ky., farrier Aaron Edelson discusses the importance of building a farrier business that will survive if you get injured.
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