International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame

International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame The International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame was established in 1992 to honor farriers around the world who have made significant contributions to the profession and who have left a permanent, positive impression on their peers and clients.

Farriers are nominated to the hall by their peers, trainers, veterinarians, horse owners, friends and family members. The names of nominees are submitted to current hall members, who serve as the board of electors.

Nominations for the 2019 class will be accepted from the public until July 31, 2018. To nominate, please write a 1- to 2-page summary explaining why your nominee should be inducted to the hall. To enter, send your nominations by July 31, 2018 to: Awards, American Farriers Journal, P.O. Box 624, Brookfield, WI 53008-0624. Fax: 262-782-1252. Email: lessitef@lessitermedia.com with Hall Of Fame Nomination in the subject line.


Members Of The International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame

  • Gene Armstrong, Atascadero, Calif.
  • Bud Beaston, Sperry, Okla.
  • Richard Becker, Lapeer, Mich.
  • Clark Beckstead, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Ivon Bell, London, England
  • Henrik Berger, Sondergade, Denmark
  • Sandy Beveridge, Carluke, Scotland
  • Vincent “Butch” Bibbo, Spring Valley, N.Y.
  • David Birdsall, Water Mill, N.Y.
  • Doyle Blagg, Collinsville, Texas
  • Fred Blakeney, Stittsville, Ontario
  • John Blombach, Jr., Hudson, Mass.
  • John Blombach, Sr., Hudson, Mass.
  • Roy Bloom, Drummond, Wis.
  • Steve Bloom, Buckner, Ky.
  • Jim Blurton, Forden, Wales
  • Duke Bonde, Modesto, Calif.
  • Dan Bradley, Lucedale, Miss.
  • Seamus Brady, Bridgewater, N.J.
  • Charles Brown, Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • George H. Brown, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Rusty Brown, Riverside, Calif.
  • Esco Buff, Webster, N.Y.
  • Doug Butler, Crawford, Neb.
  • Mark Caldwell, Preston, England
  • Elmer Campbell, Long Island, N.Y.
  • Donald Canfield, Edgewater, Fla.
  • Emil Carré, Gualala, Calif.
  • Leo Carrier, Jericho, Vt.
  • Shayne Carter, Draper, Utah
  • William “Jelly” Caulder, Lexington, Ky.
  • Ronald “Tex” Cauthen, Walton, Ky.
  • Burney Chapman, Lubbock, Texas
  • Danvers Child, Lafayette, Ind.
  • Michael Clark, Collinsville, Texas
  • Fred Cleveland, Middleburg, Va.
  • Scott Colson, Clinton, Miss.
  • Herman Combs, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
  • Marshall Conklin, Horseheads, N.Y.
  • Lim Couch, Hernando, Miss.
  • Billy Crothers, Mentmore, Wales
  • Tom Curl, Vero Beach, Fla.,
  • Simon Curtis, Newmarket, England
  • Bruce Daniels, Mullica Hill, N.J.
  • Reuel Darling, Clovis, Calif.
  • Gary Darlow, Cheshire, England
  • Michael DeLeonardo, Salinas, Calif.
  • David Duckett, Ambler, Pa.
  • Bernard Duvernay, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Ronald Dyer, Alexis, Ill.
  • Phil Ernst, Louisville, Ky.
  • Forrest Ernst, Louisville, Ky.
  • Jacob D. Ernst, Louisville, Ky.
  • David Farley, Coschocton, Ohio
  • Allan Ferrie, Newmilns, Scotland
  • Jim Ferrie, Newmilns, Scotland
  • James Findler, White Rock,  British Columbia
  • George Fitzgerald, Newtown, Conn.
  • Gunner Gatski, Lebanon, Ohio
  • Ada Gates-Patton, Monrovia, Calif.
  • Lee Green, Yucaipa, Calif.
  • Chris Gregory, Lamar, Mo.
  • David Gulley, Leicestershire, England
  • Gordon Haight, Eagle Point, Ore.
  • Dick Harris, South English, Iowa
  • Allie Hayes, West Boxford, Mass.
  • Henry Heymering, Frederick, Md.
  • Pat Hillock, Lexington, Ky.
  • Don Hobson, Dunkirk, Ind.
  • Lester Hollenback, Deltona, Fla.
  • Ralph Hoover, Porterville, Calif.
  • Vern Hornquist, Lockport, N.Y.
  • Marshall Illes, Calgary, Alberta
  • Dean Johanningmeier, Cross Plains, Wis.
  • Alice Johnson, Morgan Hill, Calif.
  • Donald Jones, Pleasant Garden, N.C.
  • H.R. “Kappy” Kaplin, Wimauma, Fla.
  • Jim Keith, Tucumcari, N.M.
  • McNair Kerswill, Lexington, Ky.
  • Walter Koepisch, Jr., Benton, Pa.
  • Steve Kraus, Trumansburg, N.Y.
  • Joe Kriz, Bethany, Conn.
  • John Kriz, Bethany, Conn.
  • Joe Kutz, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Bob Lantis, San Anselmo, Calif.
  • Jerry Lay, Castle Rock, Colo.
  • Ray Legel, Waverly, Iowa
  • Lee Liles, Sulphur, Okla.
  • Jim Linzy, Pine Bluff, Ark.
  • Randy Luikart, Ashland, Ohio
  • Jack MacAllan, East Lansing, Mich.
  • John Madison, Lexington, Ky.
  • Ken Mankel, Cannonsburg, Mich.
  • Dennis Manning, Roosevelt, Utah
  • John Marino, Peaster, Texas
  • Bob Marshall, Mission, British Columbia
  • Edward Martin, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
  • George Martin, Ignacio, Colo.
  • Joe Mayer, Laurel Hill, Fla.
  • Hank McEwan, Langley, B.C., Canada
  • Frank McGinnis, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Myron McLane, Somerset, Mass.
  • Andrew Merritt, Coral Springs, Fla.
  • Jack Miller, Lantana, Fla.
  • Bill Miller, Rochester, Wash.
  • Mark Milster, Purcell, Okla.
  • Grant Moon, Cheltenman,Gloucestershire, England
  • Harold Mowers, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • Roy Neal, Danville, Ky.
  • Billy Neville, Baerami, Via Denman, Australia
  • John Nichols, Louisville, Ky.
  • Harry Patton, Monrovia, Calif.
  • Bob Peacock, Hamilton, Ohio
  • Dean Pearson, Nottingham, Pa.
  • John Pendray, Ocala, Fla.
  • Bob Pethick, Califon, N.J.
  • Joseph Pierce, West Chester, Pa.
  • Henry C. “Arkey” Pillsbury,  Crystal River, Fla.
  • Jim Poor, Midland, Texas
  • Haydn Price, Monmouthsire, Wales
  • Robert Reaume, Howell, Mich.
  • Red Renchin, Mequon, Wis.
  • Jack Reynolds, Lexington, Mo.
  • John Rosenberger, Elizabeth, Ind.
  • Larry Rumsby, Bromont, Quebec
  • Bob Schantz, Foristall, Mo.
  • Jay Sharp, Salmon, Idaho
  • Rob Sigafoos, Kennett Square, Pa.
  • J. Scott Simpson, Walla Walla, Wash.
  • Bob Skradzio, Sr., Ambler, Pa.
  • Bob Smith, Plymouth, Calif.
  • Mitch Taylor, Richmond, Ky.
  • Walt Taylor, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Jackie Thompson, Lexington, Ky.
  • George Tompkins, Lexington, Ky.
  • Craig Trnka, Edgewood, N.M.
  • Gary Wade, Orlando, Fla.
  • Danny Ward, Martinsville, Va.
  • Bob Walters, Dimmit, Texas
  • Eddie Watson, Keswick, Va.
  • Vincent Whelan, Kingston,Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Michael Wildenstein, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • Dave Willis, Beavercreek, Ore.
  • David Wilson, St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Tom Wolfe, Bozeman, Mont.

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