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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.

Lame to Happy

In this video from Olsen Equine, Brock, Texas, farrier Lee Olsen demonstrates how he shod a roping horse with navicular degeneration, navicular bursitis, deep digital flexor tendinopathy and impar desmopathy and enthesopathy.

Teach a Weanling to Stand for the Farrier

In this Facebook post from Horse & Rider Magazine, Anthony Leier demonstrates how he introduces a weanling to stand for the farrier.

Choosing a Shoe

In this YouTube video from Farrier Product Distribution, Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker discusses how he chooses a shoe and its size.

Genetics of EMS and Laminitis

In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, Dr. Elaine Norton discusses her research into the heritability of equine metabolic syndrome in various breeds of horses and how that relates to the risk of endocrinopathic laminitis, which makes up 80-90% of laminitis cases.

Heartland Series: The Farrier

In this video, WBIR revisits “The Heartland Series” in which Cumberland County, Tenn., farrier David Henninger shares his 60 years of hoof-care knowledge with host Bill Landry.


Hammer Clinching

In this YouTube video from Heartland Horseshoeing School, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Chris Gregory demonstrates how to hammer clinch hind feet.

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Check out “This Week” from July 31 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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