american farrier's association

Educational Resources

Additional educational resources:

FootPro Info Series: Kerckhaert Draft Horse Shoes and Shaping TechniquesMike Wildenstein, CJF FWCF (hons) has a step by step discussion of the Kerckhaert 3/8″ and 1/2″ draft horse shoes and works through efficient steps in shaping the shoes. For more information, visit www.farrierproducts.com for videos and articles

Educational Websites for Equine Anatomy, Horseshoeing, Disorders of the Hoof:
a. www.ehoof.com
b. Anatomy of the Equine: http://www.anatomy-of-the-equine.com

Searchable Databases ( requires paid subscription)
HoofSearch: a service that presents the latest in equine hoof related research covering lameness, anatomy,imaging and related topics. A once monthly email notification alerts subscribers to new documents accessible on the site. Articles may be read online, downloaded, and bookmarked (they are not printable)
This service will substantially reduce the time it takes to locate important research articles and will provide access even on mobile devices. To learn more:
 https://hoofcare.blogspot.com/2017/06/new-hoofsearch-equine-hoof-research.html

Life Data Labs Educational Series: For the Life Data library of all videos:
https://www.youtube.com/user/LifeDataLabs
Individual Life Data videos:
Hoof Clay – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk5HNVXIs
Compose – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiwqqb3MCx
Barn Bag – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPSn_GCq6z8
Total Hoof Care Farrier’s Formula and Farrier’s Finish – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9NcVdalk40
Introduction to Hoof Cracks by Life Data Labs, Inc – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQF2IEne0nA
Breeder’s Formula – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z7aOADEZF4

Articles and links to share with horse owners :
http://practicalhorsemanmag.com/health-archive/shoe-soundness-performance-30286