Chris Gregory from Team USA.
Simon Bomer from Team Sweden.
England celebrated victory on home turf as they romped to victory in the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association’s (BFBA) International Team Horseshoeing Championships.
They were one of 15 teams competing at Stoneleigh Park on Saturday and Sunday for the 34th year running.celebrated victory on home turf as they romped to victory in the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association’s (BFBA) International Team Horseshoeing Championships.
Teams of four sent sparks flying as farriers were judged across three classes and the team with the highest points total rewarded at a celebratory gala.
Scotland was second and Ireland in third with the USA and Wales fourth and fifth respectively. Canada, France, Belgium, Holland and Norway made up the top ten while a team from the British Army finished in 13th.
Amanda Hill, national secretary of BFBA, said: "The competition is the highlight of our year and was an absolute spectacle to watch. It is an extremely popular event and helps keep the quality and standard of horseshoeing high."
The competition’s heating up for Josh Stanley from Team USA who is watched by chief steward Wilf Ford.
Billy Grothers, MD of Hand-made Shoes and five-time World Champion Farrier.
Competitors get underway.