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.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Kim Lacey

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Kim Lacey, CJF, DipWCF, of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, discusses preparing and competing at Stoneleigh for the Canadian team.

AFA Convention: Ben Casserly

In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, Uckfield, England, farrier Ben Casserly, DWCF, presents “Discussing the Pros and Cons of Concave” at the 51st annual AFA convention in Little Rock, Ark.

The Hoof of the Horse Podcast: Aaron Gygax

In this episode of The Hoof of the Horse Podcast, Aaron Gygax of Brittnau, Switzerland, discusses how a hoof-care business can grow and evolve over time; achieving a symbiosis between vets and farriers in equine hospitals; treating problems like deep digital flexor tendon lesions, and more.

All Eyes on the Trim

In this article from Horse and Hound, we learn that a video of Sam Dracott of Surrey, England, cleaning and trimming a hoof was the most watched United Kingdom upload on TikTok in 2022.


@samdracott_farrier Satisfying!! #samdracottfarrier #farrier #asmr #oddlysatisfying #horsetok #farmtok #horses #horse #satisfying ♬ original sound - Sam Dracott Farrier


Forging Brains Podcast: Tom Petersen

In this episode of the Forging Brains Podcast, Tom Petersen, CJF, discusses how he became a farrier and then on to winning multiple national and international championship titles. Petersen also discusses his everyday business.

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