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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.

Maggot Debridement Therapy

In this Facebook post from Fox Run Equine Center, equine veterinarian Brian Burke discusses the use of maggot debridement therapy.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Chris Diehl

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Chris Diehl, CJF (FE), AWCF, of Spring Grove, Pa., discusses how he got his start as a 13-year-old, the importance of education, as well as shoeing preferences.

Seedy Toe

In this Facebook post from The Study of the Equine Hoof, Lindsey Field shares a sagittal section that reveals dirt and debris that became encased in a cavity between the hoof wall and white line.

The Humble Hoof Podcast: Celeste-Leilani Lazaris

In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, biomechanical lameness specialist Celeste-Leilani Lararis of Tacoma, Wash., discusses how the body can affect movement, hoof balance and soundness.

Hoof Trim

In this YouTube video from Farrier Product Distribution, Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker, CJF, APF-I, demonstrates how he trims and balances a horse on Private, a 4-year-old-Thoroughbred.

Shaping a Hind Shoe

In this YouTube video from Heartland Horseshoeing School, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Chris Gregory, CJF, ASF, FWCF, demonstrates how he shapes a hind horseshoe in seven hammer blows.

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