Enter The Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise

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

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

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 2019 Summit in Cincinnati.

Learn more at americanfarriers.com/summitshoe.

The Judging Criteria

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

  • Nails down the ncenter of the stock.
  • No nail behind the widest part of the shoe.
  • Nail fit.
  • Width of shoe.
  • Width of bar (that it fits into the Golden Mean).
  • Length of shoe.
  • The flatness of the shoe.

Instructions on building the shoe and entering the
exercise are at americanfarriers.com/summitshoe.


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