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How to Enter

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

Step 2: Complete the entry form.

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 Jan. 15, 2019.

If you attend the International Hoof-Care Summit, you can turn in your shoe by Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at 5 p.m. at the station in the registration area of the Duke Energy Center.

If you don't have the ability to access and print this form, call the American Farriers Journal office at (262) 782-4480 and we will mail or fax you a copy. If you are entering from outside the United States, DO NOT assign a value to your shoe on the customs declaration form.

Step 4: Each contestant will receive a free commemorative T-shirt and notes from the judges. The top finisher will earn a belt buckle. T-shirts will be mailed by March 1, 2019, and immediately given to those submitting a shoe at the Summit. Entries can be picked up at the IHCS on Friday, Jan. 25 at the IHCS registration in the Duke Energy Center. All other entries will not be returned.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE HORSESHOE INSTRUCTIONS