Enter The Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise

Build this shoe for a FREE T-shirt and your chance to win a belt buckle

Sponsored by VICTORY, this forging exercise will be tied to the International Hoof-Care Summit. You don’t need to attend to participate — mail in your straight bar shoe to enter this free contest. IHCS attendees can save on the postage and drop off their shoe at the Summit. This exercise is free to enter and every entrant will receive a free T-shirt. The top finisher will receive a buckle and free registration to the 2020 Summit in Cincinnati. Learn more at

Mail In Forging Contest Step 8
Mail In Forging Contest Step 14
Mail In Forging Contest Step 18

Instructions on building the shoe and entering the exercise are at

Don’t wait, entries must be received at the
AFJ office by Jan. 18, 2018.

The Judging Criteria

Here are some of the shoe’s aspects that we are going to focus on as judges, in order of importance:

  • Size (match the measurements).
  • Nail fit and stud fit.
  • All forging elements are present in the shoe.
  • Flatness of the shoe.
  • Quality of clips.



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