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.

Breakovers, Designs and Modifications

In this video from the American Farrier’s Association, Nigel Fennell, CJF (FE), FWCF (Hons), presents “Rock ’n Roll: Forging Various Breakovers Designs & Modifications” at the 51st annual American Farrier's Association convention in Little Rock, Ark.

The Hoof of the Horse Podcast: Raul Bras

In this episode of The Hoof of the Horse Podcast, International Equine Veterinarian Hall of Fame member Raul Bras, DVM, CJF, shares his enthusiasm for horses, hoof care and learning.

Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

In this video and article from NewsCenter 1 in Rapid City, S.D., members of the High Plains Farrier Association share their knowledge during its second annual Horseshoe Education and Demonstrations at the Black Hills Stock Show.


Farrier Focus Podcast: Six-Figure Shoers

In this episode of the Farrier Focus Podcast, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Doug Butler, PhD, CJF, FWCF, discusses what it takes to build a farrier business that consistently produces six figures plus each year. He discusses highlights from his book Six-Figure Shoeing and shares stories and insights into what makes farriers successful in their business.

Hoof Puncture Wound

In this Facebook post from the American Association of Equine Practitioners, they advise resisting the temptation to remove a nail or other sharp object from a horse’s hoof.

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