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|In 2016, the American Farriers Journal began offering Podcasts. This format allows farriers who spend countless hours driving from client to client to listen to presentations on their smartphones. Here's a list of the podcasts currently available from the AFJ. To listen to a podcast, simply click on the title of the podcast and you'll be taken directly to it. To request CE credits for AFJ Podcasts, please click here."|
|"Interview with Simon Curtis PhD"|
|"Interview with Ken Mankel CJF"
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Smart Pak we sit down with Hall of Fame horseshoer Ken Mankel.
In 1954, Ken Mankel answered an ad searching for someone with experience with horses and mules. The decision changed his life and moved him west to begin his career. In this podcast, Mankel discusses his introduction to farriery, his experiences with the U.S. Army mule outfit and his innovative work in developing a propane forge
|"Interview with Lee Green CJF"
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center, we sit down with International Horseshoeing Hall Of Famer Lee Green. Green’s first interaction with shoeing an animal was at the age of 13 with a mule. This experience helped inspire his career as a farrier. Through his decades of shoeing mules, he’s developed keen insight on the animal’s footcare. In this podcast, Green discusses his introduction to farriery, his experiences in shoeing competitions, his family legacy in horseshoeing and building relationships with the farrier supply industry.
|"Interview with Grant Moon CJF AWCF"
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center, we sit down with Internati onal Horseshoeing Hall Of Famer and clinician Grant Moon. American Farriers Journal editor Jeremy McGovern made the trip over to England to sit down with the renowned farrier, Grant Moon. Grant Moon got his start doing farrier competitions in Wales where he rose in the ranks to becoming a common name in the industry. He's worked closely with many famed farriers, putting on a number of clinics in both the US and Europe throughout the years. In this podcast, brought to you by Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center, Grant discusses his introduction to farriery, the important people he's worked with and the lessons he's learned throughout his impressive career.
|"Interview with Roy Bloom CJF APF-I"
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Farrier Science Clinic, we sit down with craftsman and farrier Roy Bloom. Founder of Bloom Forge Tools and a member of the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame, Bloom has become a name recognized throughout the farrier industry for both his knowledge of the craft and his skills at creating the tools used by farriers world wide. In this podcast, American Farriers Journal editor, Frank Lessiter, visits with Bloom as he recounts how he found his way into farriery, the highlights and low points in his career, the life long friendships he's forged, and how he found himself becoming a leader within his local community.
|"Interview with Sonny Broadus APF"
In this week's episode, legendary track shoer Sonny Broadus joins us to talk about his work. Broadus began in 1965 and built a career shoeing track Thoroughbreds. He talks about his career, shares advice for succeeding as a track farrier and entertains with a few stories about track life for the farrier years ago.
|"Interview with Tom Willoughby CF APF"|
|"Interview with Renate Weller Dr Med.Vet, PhD, MRCVS, FHEA"
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Razerhorse, we welcome Dr. Renate Weller of the Equine Locomotion Research Program. Renate is professor of comparative biomechanics and imaging dividing her time between clinical work, research and teaching in large animal diagnostic imaging and locomotor biomechanics. She is a key member of the Equine Locomotion Research Program, with the support of members of the RVC’s Structure and Motion Lab and the Equine Referral Hospital. The Royal Veterinary College program offers a diploma to farriers who participate in research. They are now expanding this to the United States. In this podcast, Dr. Renate Weller explains the program and what farriers can expect from participating in it. For more information about the graduate diploma, please visit: http://www.rvc.ac.uk/
|"Interview with Bruce Matthews CJF"
For 45 years, Bruce Matthews has shod horses In New England and earned a reputation for working with draft horses. Bruce shares his thoughts on shoeing drafts, his position as founder and President of Vermont Farriers Association. He'll also discuss the importance of being safe in your work with draft horses, retirement and being mindful in what you say in front of clients.
|"Interview with Ray Legel"
Ray Legel shod horses in Iowa and Texas for a few decades until a bad back ultimately limited his work to consultations. Today, he spends most of his time in horseshoeing mentoring young farriers. In this episode, he talks about his career, his published stories and insight on shoeing reining horses. Following the interview, we feature an excerpt from Ray's book, "Tails of a Horseshoer."
|"Interview with Steve Kraus CJF APF"|
|"Interview with Mitch Taylor CJF AWCF APF"|
|"Interview with Ada Gates Patton CF"
Ada Gates has been on television as an ambassador for the farrier industry, but things weren’t always as breezy for her. For years she worked to learn the trade, but found breaking into it challenging. In 1978, she became the first woman licensed in the United States and Canada for shoeing track Thoroughbreds. Over the years she built a career that led her to shoeing for international competition and the farrier supply industry. In this episode, she shares her experiences in the farrier trade.
|"Interview with Dick Becker CJF"
Dick Becker began shoeing horses after he returned from service in Vietnam. He’s learned many important lessons over the years. During our conversation he discusses how he got into farriery, client management and how one horse can make you rethink footcare lessons taken as fact.
|"Interview with Dave Farley CF APF-I"
During our conversation, Dave discusses his career and the important lessons he learned about running a business as a business. He also shares his insights on taking control of the relationship with clients and how the American Association of Professional Farriers credentialing program is a challenge for measuring your footcare knowledge.
|"Interview with Arnie Gervasio"
Starting out in the 1960s working with Quarter Horses, Arnie's now regarded as one of the top sport horse farriers in the United States. In this episode, he talks about his history in the industry and share his views on showing sport horses.
|"Interview with Danvers Child CJF"
In this interview Danvers talks about his history in farriery, how to critique your work, strategies for better communication, and how he approaches high/low hooves.
|"Interview with Craig Trnka CJF APF"
AFJ Executive Editor Jeremy McGovern interviews Craig regarding the Word Championship Blacksmiths, how he got into horseshoeing, building confidence and an unexpected benefit of competition.horseshoeing, building confidence and an unexpected benefit of competition.