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.

The Hoof of the Horse Podcast: Travis Vern Powell

In this episode of The Hoof of the Horse Podcast, Illinois farrier Travis Vern Powell talks about his life with horses and hoof care, the American Farrier’s Association Cultural Exchange Program, farriery in the United States, and his life as a cowboy.

Horse Care Myths

Many horse care myths are still passed around as fact in today’s paddocks and barns. Some myths are harmless, but a few can do more harm than good. In this YouTube video, Mike Barker and Corbin Delaney of Life Data Labs discuss the myths, why they are myths, alternative care methods, and horse care facts.

First Trim

In this YouTube video from Olsen Equine, Lee Olsen, CJF, of Brock, Texas, walks through the first trim of a weanling cutting horse.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Navicular Syndrome

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Dr. Doug Butler discusses the assessment and treatment of navicular syndrome.

Put the Hammer Down

In this Facebook post from the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Elf is giving Brian nightmares.

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