The judges were announced for the 2018 World Horseshoeing Classic, presented by World Championship Blacksmiths and the Kentucky Horseshoeing School.

David Smith, AWCF, of England; Jim Quick, CJF, of the United States; and Matt Kuechler, CJF, of Canada; will judge this year’s competition.

Sixteen teams from around the world will spend 3 days shoeing horses as they compete for the grand prize of $10,000. The competition will take place Feb. 21-24, 2018, at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Richmond, Ky.