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Lee Liles’ Horseshoeing Museum Is Moving To Oklahoma City

The National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools will call the Historic Stockyards City its home
The late Lee Liles dedicated his life to preserving the heritage of farriery with the creation of the National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools and Hall Of Honor. Nine months after his passing, Liles’ family delivered a valentine to their patriarch and the farrier industry by announcing the collection will have a permanent home in Oklahoma City, Okla.
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Farrier Tips

Are You Using the Horn Correctly?

Hall of Fame farrier Bob Marshall helps correct a common forging mistake
A farrier has a responsibility to the horse and the trade, and a good place to start is the basics of forging, says legendary farrier Bob Marshall.
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IHCS 2019

Craig Trnka Demonstrates How to Forge the VICTORY Summit Mail-In Shoe

While covering the recent Michigan Horseshoers Association’s 50th anniversary Contest and Clinic at the Michigan State University’s Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education, Edgewood, N.M., farrier Craig Trnka generously took some time to demonstrate how to forge the 2019 International Hoof-Care Summit Mail-In shoe, sponsored by VICTORY.
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Bob Marshall Emphasizes the Fundamentals of Hoof Care

Hall of Fame Farrier Shares 60 Years of Experience with Forging and Shoeing Tips
Back in 2003, Bob Marshall told American Farriers Journal, “What I constantly see with guys is a need to go over the basics. It’s the same every year. No one has even shown some of them how to hold a hammer.”
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Montana Farrier Tom Peterson Captures World Championship Blacksmiths Title

N.C. Farrier Dillon Crane Wins <em>American Farriers Journal</em> Most Improved Award
The World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) wrapped up its 12th season in Las Vegas, Nev., by crowning Bozeman, Mont., farrier Tom Peterson as its national champion. Waxhaw, N.C., farrier Dillon Crane took home the American Farriers Journal Most Improved Award, as well as the Category 2 title.
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Farriers Honor Lee Liles

Memorial anvils reflect Liles’ impact on farrier world

The late International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame member Lee Liles will be honored through his love of horseshoeing tools. Liles has been laid to rest in three anvil urns created by Chuck Milne, owner of Texas Farrier Supply in Kennedale, Texas. This is a fitting honor for someone who respected the farrier craft so deeply.


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