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.

Shoeing for Discipline

Texas farrier Doug Hogue, CJF (EE), DipWCF, discusses the importance of horse owners understanding how their mounts are shod.

A Clearer Look at the Hoof

How do we understand what we see when looking at the hoof? Hall of Fame veterinarian Dr. Ric Redden details how to fine-tune your perspective.

alt text here

Mullins Farrier Podcast: Todd Walker

In this episode of the Mullins Farrier Podcast, Todd Walker, CJF, AFT, WCBT, of Georgetown, Texas, discusses his apprenticeship with the Poor family, his multiple experiences as a member of the American Farriers Team and the World Championship Blacksmiths team, and his decision to step back from competing to focus on his young and growing family.

Assessing Mediolateral Balance

Polish farrier Ula Krzanowska explores the limitations of the common methods for assessing mediolateral balance in her blog, "The Hoof Architect."

Forging Brains Podcast: Mike Augenstein

In this episode of the Forging Brains Podcast, Mike Augenstein, CJF, of Stockport, Ohio, discusses his journey from becoming a farrier to being selected for the American Farriers Team and much more.

Check out “This Week” from last week for other interesting information found from around the web. Is there something you want to share in "This Week"? Send us an email.

More from this series