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Online Extras: April 2018

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Watch a video of Hall Of Fame farrier Roy Bloom demonstrating how to size your punch and pritchel for a specific nail.
  • Wisconsin farrier Matt Maurer demonstrates a number of tips for your hoof knife in a video from AFJTV.
  • Read all about the day American Farriers Journal spent with Hall Of Fame farrier Tom Curl for Shoeing For A Living.
  • If you exchange your propane tank for your rig or barbecue grill, you’ll want to heed this warning from police.

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Online Extras: March 2018 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Read about common ethical dilemmas farriers encountered in 2017.
  • Get succinct advice from farriers on dealing with quarter cracks.
  • Get further insight from other presenters, including Dr. Ric Redden, at the Tex Cauthen Memorial Seminar.
  • Cornell University Equine Hospital veterinarian Norm Ducharme explains how to evaluate foal limb deformities.

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Online Extras: January/February 2018 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Watch a video of Bend, Ore., farrier Kurt Fisk offering his insight on scheduling, finding our comfort zone and how competitions can improve your practice.
  • Read more about Brian Hampson’s hoof-care research on feral horse hooves, moisture and the foot and how trimming changes hoof morphology.
  • Gain more insight on working with large horses, as well as how Hall Of Fame farrier Michael Wildenstein handles a variety of foot issues.
  • Get more thoughts and ideas about working with backyard horses.

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Online Extras: December 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Watch a video of Sacramento, Calif., farrier John Williams demonstrating how to forge the Bob Marshall-style of heel check.
  • Get more insight on sizing tools to punch nails, how to get an extra reset with worn out nail holes and how to punch extra nail holes in keg shoes.
  • Watch a webinar discussion with Renate Weller and other members of the Royal Veterinary College’s equine locomotor research program.
  • Read the federal lawsuit filed by Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School against the state of California, as well as a watch a video that details the rationale behind it.

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Online Extras: November 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • It’s important to stay aware of sales tax laws to avoid costly penalties, writes retired North Carolina farrier Buck O’Neil.
  • Download a worksheet to calculate expenses you incur while operating your equine hoof-care practice.
  • International Horseshoeing Hall Of Famer Myron McLane details the importance and application of heart-bar shoes.
  • Watch video to gain more insightful footcare knowledge from American Farriers Team members Bodie Trnka and Bryan Osbourne.

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Online Extras: September/October 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Readers share their tips on how they ensure proper shoe fit.
  • Read a 2013 AFJ article “12 Reasons Why Stumbling May Not Be A Horseshoeing Problem,” as well as farriers’ advice on managing it from a recent survey.
  • Remembering Bob Peacock Read AFJ articles by and about this Hall Of Fame Farrier.
  • Nutrition And Hoof Health Dr. Richard Godbee discusses how nutrition affects hoof health.

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Online Extras: July/August 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos of Jake Whitman sharing ideas of how he improves his footcare practice.
  • Additional insight on Coach's eye, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the flip-flop.
  • Additional advice on dealing with interference within various disciplines.
  • More insight on the Iowa State research on street nail procedures.
  • Download the 2017 National Farriers Week Certificate.

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Online Extras: May/June 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos of Jake Whitman sharing ideas of how he improves his footcare practice.
  • Additional insight on Coach's eye, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the flip-flop.
  • Additional advice on dealing with interference within various disciplines.
  • More insight on the Iowa State research on street nail procedures.
  • Download the 2017 National Farriers Week Certificate.

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