Online Extras

Web-exclusive content that complements articles and features from issues of American Farriers Journal.

ARTICLES

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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Online Extras: April 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Hind end insight from the International Hoof-Care Summit
  • Video of Dough Workman explaining his use of a grinder with two expansion wheels for shoe modifications
  • Video demonstration of how to use a gutter guard with a synthetic shoe
  • Nutrition's role in hoof health
  • Learn more about the popular insecticide pyrethrins
  • Photo gallery from the World Horseshoeing Classic

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Online Extras: March 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Read about Matty Spinelli's use of a "hammer hand" when shoeing.
  • View more photos from the 2017 IHCS.
  • Read more on the role of cryotherapy in preventing and managing laminitis.
  • Listen to two humorous stories from HOF inductee Gunner Gatski's career.
  • Gain insight from Shayne Carter on shoeing the forefeet.
  • Read AFJ's coverage of soring.

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Online Extras: January/February 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Webinar with Jeff Ridley on treating hoof avulsions
  • Shoeing For A Living videos with Russ and Katie Gaudet
  • Video of Eddy Strommen demonstrating the KrosschecK Leverage Testing Device
  • Article comparing the works of David Duckett to those of William Russell
  • Veterinarians discuss soft tissue injuries of Western discipline equine athletes

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Online Extras: December 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos with Steve Norman discussing Thoroughbred racehorse shoeing
  • Best hoof-care tips of 2016
  • Insight from Dave Duckett
  • Video of forging techniques with John Williams
  • Dave Farley recollects his farriery career

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