Online Extras

Online Extras: November 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video demonstrating how to maximize rig space and propane capacity
  • Stretching exercises that will keep you in business
  • Undesirable clients and how to fire them
  • Barefoot vs. shod?
  • Tool tip videos with Roy Bloom
  • Video of Curtis Burns demonstrating a crack

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Online Extras: September/October 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos from AFJ's day with farrier Marijke Ellert
  • Insights on the biomechanics of mismatched feet
  • Information about the 2017 Summit Mail-In Forging Competition
  • Additional content from the Forge of July
  • The Top 10 web articles of 2016
  • Additional insights from our Hoof-Care Q&A panel
  • Tool tip videos with Robbie Hunziker

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Online Extras: July/August 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos from AFJ's day at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Travis Burns' presentation on addressing the footcare of the navicular horse
  • Download of the four-step ELPO Live Sole-Hoof Mapping Protocol
  • Insight from WCB participants and podcast with Craig Trnka
  • Additional responses to the Hoof-Care Email Q&A on multi-horse discounts
  • Research papers by Marc Jerram that examined limb length disparity
  • National Farriers Week tributes
  • Advice from Pat Reilly on better application of glue-on horseshoes

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Online Extras: May/June 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos with Ritner Goff discussing his successful apprentice program
  • Videos with Ian McKinley detailing his process for lacing and patching cracks
  • Videos with Fabio Gnoatto talking about his trimming and shoeing philosophy
  • Information about the 2016 National Farriers Week and submitting your farrier tributes
  • Article about using a TIG welder
  • Video with Sam Fabilia showing his DIY farrier rig workstation

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Online Extras: April 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • More advice for using glue-ons
  • Research from the RVC on hoof testers
  • Better rasping practices
  • Special, free eBook on licensing

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Online Extras: March 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video of farrier Kirk Smith forging concave shoes.
  • Advice from a farrier/vet on modifying hoof boots to address chronic laminitis.
  • 2016 International Horseshoeing & Equine Veterinarian Hall Of Fame induction videos.
  • Farrier insight on hospital plates.
  • World Health Organization's guidelines for hand washing.
  • Jon Atkinson's guide for calculating the measurements of surgical shoes.

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Online Extras: January/February 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • A historical look at farrier licensing.
  • Improving your success at shoeing with farrier Wes Champagne.
  • Videos with Chad Lunderville discussing cold shaping horseshoes and thrushy feet.
  • Advice from farriers and equine vets on gait analysis.
  • Insight on club feet, sheared heels and mismatched feet that you can use in your everyday practice.
  • Quick tips on farrier basics.
  • 200 best-of-the-best "Farrier Takeaways."
  • Equine nutrition advice from Darren Owen and Jessica Normand.
  • Online Hoof-Care Classroom: Shoeing The Club-Footed Horse.

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Online Extras: December 2015 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Former Arkansas lawmaker offers advice for those wishing to change the veterinary practice act in their state.
  • Todd Allen provides further hoof-care insight.
  • Watch a video about Scott Lampert's Proportional Balance Protocol.
  • Read responses to the December Hoof-Care Email Q&A that didn't make it into print.
  • Watch a video of Sonny Pistilli showing a modified tool he uses for marking Nail Holes.
  • Read an old article of the late farrier Lim Couch's memories of Shoeing for Elvis.
  • Steve Kraus provides guidance for selecting which nail to use in your work.
  • Watch a video of equine veterinarian Amy Rucker describing how venograms can guide shoe selection in laminitic horses.

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Online Extras: November 2015 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • A collection of memories about the late Red Renchin.
  • Farrier concerns about the development of the Veterinary Equine Podiatry Group.
  • Conny Svensson provides insight on some different shoeing ideas he brought from Scandinavian style for how he shoes harness horses in the U.S.
  • Video with James Gilchrist describing his multi-farrier practice
  • Video of farrier Todd Gillis trimming and shoeing Beamer, a Quarter Horse with a swollen leg and two hoof walls.
  • Resources to help you properly manage your money and protect your business financially.
  • Tips for novice horse owners on providing the ideal work space.

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Online Extras: Career Guide 2015

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • A summary of veterinary practice acts for each of the U.S. states
  • A look back at when some of the greatest farriers first contributed to AFJ
  • A tour of Lee Liles' National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools

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