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For the eighth annual contest, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Craig Trnka challenges contestants with a practical shoe that uses a jump weld. See how to enter. 

How to Enter

Step 1: Make the horseshoe as described by Craig Trnka. (Click here for full instructions.)

Step 2: Complete the entry form (pdf) If you are unable to download the form, contact American Farriers Journal at (262) 782-4480 to request a form to be sent in the mail.

Step 3: Send in the completed form and your entry. If you won't attend the International Hoof-Care Summit, mail this entry form and horseshoe to American Farriers Journal, Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise, 16655 W. Wisconsin Ave., Brookfield, WI 53005.

Your entry must be received by January 20, 2022. 

If you are entering from outside the U.S., DO NOT assign a value to your shoe on the customs declaration form.

You can drop off your entry form and shoe at the IHCS registration area by 5 p.m., Jan. 25, 2022

Step 4: Each contestant will receive a free commemorative T-shirt. The top finisher will earn a belt buckle and free 2023 IHCS registration. T-shirts will be mailed to those who submit a shoe by mail, and immediately given to those submitting a shoe at the Summit. All shoes not picked up at the IHCS will not be returned by mail.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM (PDF)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE HORSESHOE INSTRUCTIONS (PDF)


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