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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.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Margie Lee-Gustafson, CJF

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, Margie Lee-Gustafson, CJF, of Palo Alto, Calif., talks about her beginnings as a farrier, lessons and mistakes she made when starting, the value of a multi-farrier practice, her experience as president of the American Farrier’s Association, and numerous experiences from her career.

Battling Acute Laminitis & Founder

In this YouTube video from Olsen Equine, Lee Olsen, CJF, of Brock, Texas, and Blane Chapman, CJF, of Vernon, Texas, share their story on a horse with acute laminitis and founder. As Chapman points out in the video, he will be delivering the Burney Chapman Memorial Lecture, presented by Life Data Labs during the 2023 International Hoof-Care Summit.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Steven Beane, FWCF

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Steven Beane, FWCF, of Yorkshire, England, discusses how his career has changed since he began shoeing horses at 13 years old; how he balances competing, practicing and earning a living; trimming protocols and much more.

Blacksmith Boot Camp: S2, E2

In this episode of Blacksmith Boot Camp from Heartland Horseshoeing School, the students take their shots at building a horseshoe sandwich.

Keep Your Equine Professionals Happy

In this YouTube video, Mountain Steel Smith & Farrier shares five ways hoof-care clients can find themselves on their farrier’s blacklist.

Forging Brains Podcast: Andrew Neilson

In this episode of the Forging Brains Podcast, Andrew Neilson, CJF, of Oxford, Pa., discusses how he became a farrier, as well as his trials and tribulations throughout to become a member of the World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) Team for multiple years.

Check out “This Week” from October 2 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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