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.
- Recognizing Hoof Distortions
- Hoof Prep
- The Humble Hoof Podcast: Dr. Sasha Hill and Stuart Muir
- Sole Plane
- Cutting Pads
In this YouTube video from EDSS Hoofcare, viewers receive a brief overview of how horse owners or hoof-care providers can quickly and easily map feet so that it can be evaluated for common hoof distortions.
In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, Dr. Sasha Hill of the Cleveland Equine Clinic in Ohio and Stuart Muir, a farrier at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Kentucky, discuss various approaches to lameness and case studies that diagnostics helped with soundness recovery.
In this YouTube video from Michael Savoldi, the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member discusses distortion associated with the sole plane and identifying the upward or downward bend in the toe area of the horses’ foot.
In this TikTok video, comedian Jim Gaffigan discusses the need for shoeing horses.
@jimgaffigan You think the reason #horses skip is because their feet hurt? #horsesoftiktok #horseshoe #joke #standupcomedian #horse ♬ original sound - Jim Gaffigan