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.

Trimming the Frog

In this Instagram video from BackPunch, Diego Almeida, CJF (EE, FE, TE), AWCF, of Montana State University demonstrates how he trims the frog.

Flexural Deviations

In this Facebook video from Farrier Product Distribution, International Horseshoeing Hall of Famer Mike Wildenstein, CJF, FWCF (hons) discusses addressing flexural deviations and pathologies with shoe modifications.

The Humble Hoof Podcast: Travis Burns

In this episode of The Humble Hoof Podcast, Travis Burns, CJF, (TE, EE) FWCF, of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Va., discusses what white line disease is, what might contribute to its development and common treatments.

Sole Health Recovery

In this Facebook Reels video from Life Data Labs, Alabama farrier Laura Gillespie, CJF, APF, discusses the progress of a horse recovering from laminitis.


TDN Writer's Room Podcast: Dr. Raul Bras

In this episode of the Thoroughbred Daily News Writer's Room Podcast, Dr. Raul Bras of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., explains why laminitis remains such a serious problem and gives an update on the efforts to combat the condition.

Gustavo Delgado Jr., Dr. Raul Bras Join TDN Writers' Room from Thoroughbred Daily News on Vimeo.

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