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.
- Suspensory Horseshoe
- Mullins Farrier Podcast: Hank Chisholm
- Capsular Distortions and Locomotion
- Clinching and Finishing
- Farrier Focus Podcast: Gerard Laverty
- How to Handle a Kicking Horse
In this YouTube video, Lexington, Ky., farrier Jason Hill, CJF, demonstrates how to forge a suspensory shoe for the Mid-Eastern Farrier’s Association Contest, which will be Oct. 7 in Uhrichsville, Ohio.
In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Hank Chisholm, CJF, of Lucedale, Miss., discusses the American Farrier’s Association Certification Program, best practices for working with veterinarians, and the importance of substrate and footing.
In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, Gerard Laverty, CJF, AWCF, discusses how he made his way from shoeing in his native Ireland to becoming the instructor of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Farrier Program in Sperry, British Columbia. Along the way, Laverty discusses his insights on several farriery topics.