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.

Forging Brains Podcast: Daniel Jones

In this episode of the Forging Brains Podcast, Daniel Jones, CJF, of Fairhope, Ala., discusses running a successful farrier business, competing, and how four-man teams operate.

AFA Convention: Doug Russo

In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, Doug Russo, CJF, AWCF, of Iowa State University, presents “Static Vs. Dynamic Balance” at the 51st annual AFA Convention in Little Rock, Ark.

Farrier Focus Podcast: Abscesses

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Dr. Doug Butler discusses how to diagnose and treat abscesses and what a farrier can do when working with a veterinarian to help the horse heal properly.

Coke Forge Vs. Propane Forge

In this video from Olsen Equine, Lee Olsen, CJF, of Brock, Texas, compares coke and propane forges.

Coming Up Roses

In this article, Pasadena Now features Hall of Fame farrier Ada Gates as she ensures that the horses participating in the annual New Year’s Day Rose Parade are properly shod.

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Check out “This Week” from December 24 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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