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.

Santa's Farrier

'Twas two nights before Christmas and all through the barn, not a creature was stirring except Santa's farrier Steve Kraus. The Cornell University senior lecturer was helping a reindeer through a lameness issue.

Sole Pressure

Wellington, Fla., farrier Gary Gullo Jr. discusses the consequences of sole pressure.

Mullins Farrier Podcast: James Findler

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member James Findler of Langley, British Columbia, discusses his career, the importance of continuous learning, the mental aspects of the job, the evolution of the farrier industry, and his advice for the younger generation.

Twist & Shout

Polish farrier Ula Krzansowska discusses why horses twist their hind limbs when moving in her blog, "The Hoof Architect."

Royal Honor

Congratulations to Martin H.C. Russell, MBE, MStJ, DL, FCT, who was awarded Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to the community in the London Borough of Barnet. Russell is the Worshipful Company of Farriers' immediate past master.

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