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.

Learning from Diego Almeida

In this episode of The Thriving Equine Professional podcast, host Jodi Lynch Findley talks with Montana State farrier Diego Almeida, CJF (EE, TE, FE), AWCF, about his career and the importance of learning from failure.

Hoof Knife Maintenance

In this Royal Kerckhaert Horseshoe Factory video, learn how to avoid creating a convex cutting edge on your hoof knife. 

Equine Asthma & Laminitis

In this episode of the Equine Dynamics podcast, Mike Stine, CJF-II, APF-I, chats with Frank Reilly, DVM, about how a horse's breathing issues can turn into hoof issues, among other horse care tips.

Induction Forging

Simon Curtis, PhD, FWCF, HonAssocRCVS, makes a horseshoe using induction heating instead of a flame.

Benefits of Radiographs

Using X-rays to guide a trim can help ensure the bony column is aligned and prevent long-term foot complications.

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