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.
- Improve Rasp Work
- Defining Locomotion
- Blacksmith Boot Camp: S2, E3
- Helpful Tips
- Anatomy of the Internal Foot Structures
In this Facebook post from World Championship Blacksmiths, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Craig Trnka, CJF, offers a tip on how to improve your work with a rasp using your non-dominant hand.
In this Facebook post from Newmarket, England, farrier Simon Curtis, the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member points out that hoof-care professionals have different names and definitions for the phases of locomotion. What changes would you make?
In this Facebook post, Rood & Riddle Equine Podiatry reshares a 2020 video from Motion Horse Farriery that illustrates the internal structures of the horse’s foot and how farriers drive nails into the hoof with small margins of error.