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.
- The Humble Hoof Podcast: Dr. Audrey DeClue
- Insulin Resistance in Horses
- AFA: Pat Reilly
- Shaping the Hind Shoe
- Thursday 3 with Victory
- Mullins Farrier Podcast: Jason RoTramel
In this episode, Dr. Audrey DeClue discusses two serious causes of hind end movement issues — stringhalt and shivers. She also discusses symptoms, treatments and times when it affects the front limbs, as well as ways we can keep ourselves safe when handling their feet.
Insulin Resistance is one of the fastest growing problems in today’s horse population. In this video from Life Data Labs, they will discuss the causes, symptoms, why it’s on the rise, how to feed an insulin-resistant horse and how to prevent it.
In this video, Pat Reilly, the chief of Farrier Services at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses “Fads in the Farrier Industry: Revisiting Our Response,” as the Jim Linzy Memorial Speaker at the 2021 American Farrier’s Association Convention in Arlington, Texas.
In this video from Farrier Product Distribution, Lucedale, Miss., farrier Hank Chisholm, CJF, shapes the generic pattern Kerchaert Standard Max shoe to a hind shape.
In this episode, Jason RoTramel, CJF, ASF, discusses his role in branding Kahn Forge, as well as how his business is faring and what the future holds for Vagabond Forge.
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