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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.

Heel Bend

In this YouTube video, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Michael Savoldi discussses how a twisted or bent heel can create many problems for the foot and alter a horse’s attitude.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Walter Varcoe

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, Pete Butler of Butler Professional Farrier School talks with Walter Varcoe of Equine Skeletons about his career as a farrier, as well as his expertise for creating skeletal mounts.

Applying a 3D Full Mesh Pad

In this YouTube video from Farrier Product Distribution, Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker applies a a 3D full mesh pad.

Preventing Hoof Abscesses

Preventing a hoof abscess is much easier than treating one, but where do horse owners begin when it comes to prevention? In this video from Life Data Labs, Mike Barker and Corbin Delaney answers that question.

Day in the Life: Yogi Sharp

In this YouTube video from Mustad Hoofcare, English farrier Yogi Sharp takes us on a ride across the south of England to show us what shoeing for some of the best polo teams in the world looks like.

Get Expansion in a Pinch

In this YouTube video from Heartland Horseshoeing School, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Chris Gregory demonstrates how to expand a shoe.





















Check out “This Week” from August 14 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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