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.

Hoof of the Horse Podcast: Hans Castelijns

In this episode of the Hoof of the Horse Podcast, Hall of Fame farrier Simon Curtis, PhD, FWCF, sits down with Hall of Fame veterinarian Hans Castelijns during the 2023 International Hoof-Care Summit for a wide-ranging conversation about footcare.

Bumping Stock

In this Instagram reel from BackPunch, Diego Almeida, CJF (EE, TE, FE), AWCF, of Montana State University, demonstrates bumping bar stock for gradual elevation.

Thin Soles & a Hoof Crack

In this video from Olsen Equine, Lee Olsen, CJF, and his team work on a rescued horse with short, rough front hooves and a hind foot with a quarter crack.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Dr. Hailey Harrington

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Dr. Hailey Harrington, an occupational therapist, discusses how farriers can improve their career longevity.

Neglected Feet

In this YouTube video from Idaho Horseshoeing School, Riley Mickelsen, CJF, demonstrates how he trims overgrown hooves.

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