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.

A Day in the Life of an Australian Farrier

In this YouTube video, ABC Australia details a day in the life of a farrier as the country faces a shortage of trained shoers.

Hoof Buffer Tips, Tricks & Repair

In this YouTube video, Sequim, Wash., farrier Chris Niclas shares how to quickly fill the hoof buffer with air using an air nozzle, what tools are needed, find where the leak is and the best way to resolve it.

Turning and Hemming a Hind Branch

In this Instagram video from BackPunch, Diego Almeida of Montana State University demonstrates turning and hemming a hind branch of a horseshoe.

The Humble Hoof Podcast: Evidence-Based Hoof-Care Choices

In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, Alicia Harlov talks with Pat Reilly, chief of Farrier Services at New Bolton Center, Pa., about evidence-based podiatry and tools and metrics to measure changes in both hoof morphology as well as movement and biomechanics.

Rockering a Toe for a Heart Bar

In this Facebook video from Idaho Horseshoeing School, Riley Mickelsen, CJF, demonstrates how to rocker a toe in a heart-bar shoe.


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