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.

Battling Fungi

In this Facebook video from Sven Stolck, Hufbeschlag Wick demonstrates how to combine copper sulfate, impression material and Glushu.

Forging Brains Podcast: Jim & Kathleen Poor

In this episode of the Forging Brains Podcast, Jim and Kathleen Poor of Flatland Forge in Tuscola, Texas, have built a well-respected farrier tool brand and share their interesting dynamic.

Treating Abscesses

In this Facebook post, Shane Westman of Davis, Calif., shares his process for hoof abscess packing.

Wet-Dry Cycle on Hooves

In this Facebook post from The Equine Documentalist, Yogi Sharp discusses how the wet-dry cycle affects the horn.

The Humble Hoof Podcast: Dr. Craig Lesser

In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, Dr. Craig Lesser of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., shares his insight into how to deal with keratomas and chronic hoof abscessing.

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