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Online Extras November 2018

COMING 11/12/18

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Learn more about getting liability insurance and how it can benefit your farrier practice.
  • Pueblo, Colo., farrier Troy Kerr shares insight on charging for your work and taking expenses into account.
  • Hall Of Fame farrier Dave Farley shares how he uses interviews and correspondence to choose good clients.
  • Read about how scientific studies reveal the mysteries of how the equine foot responds to moisture.

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Online Extras September/October 2018

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Lexington, Ky., farrier Stuart Muir discusses when to use direct and indirect glue-on shoes.
  • Farriers share their techniques for dodging common backyard foot problems that tend to occur with clients who are novice owners.
  • Get more insight on building a multi-farrier practice from Wellington, Fla., farrier James Gilchrist.
  • Find out why a Colorado horse owner drives 5 hours to have Steve Foxworth shoe his horse.

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Online Extras July/August 2018

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Read how Pulaski, Tenn., farrier Stan Trimble demonstrates how he shoes Tennessee Walking Horses.
  • Read  how Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., farrier Matt Lybeck shares a “cool” find — safety glasses that don’t fog up while forging.
  • Read more Farriers Week tributes to farriers from their clients, equine veterinarians and mentees.
  • Watch a panel of backyard farriers offer their advice for building a better practice.

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Online Extras: May/June 2018

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Watch Stuart Muir of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital give a presentation on when and how to use adhesives.
  • Read more about how California farrier Wes Champagne kept American Pharoah on track for the Triple Crown.
  • Watch videos from our Shoeing For A Living Day with Texas farrier Mike Chance.
  • Watch Bobby Menker talk about achieving traction with different cases.

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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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