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 Weight of Laminitis
- Hoof Branding
- Mullins Farrier Podcast: Mike Nale
- Attention to Heels
- Profiles in Farrier Education: Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School
In this Facebook post from The Study of the Equine Hoof, Lindsey Field spotlights research that finds horses and ponies that gain weight are more than twice as likely to develop laminitis than if they lose or maintain their weight.
In this Facebook post from ECPAD, vets examine horses and brand their hooves during World War I.
In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Brian Mullins, CJF, sits down with Oklahoma farrier Mike Nale, CJF.
In this YouTube video from Idaho Horseshoeing School, Riley Mickelsen, CJF, works on a 30-year-old Appaloosa with overgrown hooves and forward heel growth.
In this edition of Profiles in Farrier Education, sponsored by Victory Racing Plate Company, Bob Smith and Tiffany Gardner of Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School discuss their journeys to becoming educators, their focuses in teaching farrier students and the state of farrier education.