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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.

Final Service for the Queen

In this Facebook post from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery readies for the ceremonial procession for the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Allie Hayes

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Allie Hayes discusses how she got started as a farrier, her interest in anatomy and how she began processing horse feet and limbs to help farriers, veterinarians and horse owners see what’s happening inside the foot.

Shaping Shoes on the Horn

In this YouTube video from Farrier Product Distribution, Brian Buckner, CJF, of Fort Collins, Colo., demonstrates how he shapes a hind shoe on the anvil’s horn.

Nutrition Related Hoof Problems

Nutrition is one of the major factors involved in hoof quality. In a video event, Life Data Labs discusses how nutrition affects the hoof, problems caused from poor nutrition, signs of nutritionally starved horses, nutrients important to hoof health and feeding a balanced diet.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Sam Durham

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Petaluma, Calif., farrier Sam Durham, CJF, DipWCF, shares his insights on hoof care, including about the suspensory apparatus of the distal phalanx.

Crossfire Hind Shoe

In this YouTube video from Jason Hill, CJF, the Lexington, Ky., farrier demonstrates how to forge a crossfire hind shoe for the Mid-Eastern Farrier’s Association Contest, which will be Oct. 7 in Uhrichville, Ohio.

Check out “This Week” from September 4 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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