For the fourth year, VICTORY sponsored the Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise. This challenge was free to enter and participants each received a T-shirt for their efforts. The overall winner earned a belt buckle and free registration to the 2019 International Hoof-Care Summit (IHCS).
Nearly 100 farriers attended the Aug. 11 Anvil Brand Summer Clinic at the company’s Lexington, Ill., facility. Clinicians included Bryan Osborne and Bodie Trnka, two members of the American Farriers Team (AFT).
The American Farrier’s Association Annual Convention, held in early March in Arlington, Texas, was one of the most successful in recent memory with 609 attendees, says outgoing AFA President Jon Johnson.
“It might be our best convention in 10 years,” he says.
The Calgary Stampede Blacksmith Classic, a three-day invitational competition, kicks off Friday, July 15, 2016. Twelve blacksmiths from Canada and the U.S. are firing up their forges and facing off for $8,000 in prize money.
Texas farrier Don Mock's shoeing trailer was built as a project by (then) high schoolers Warren and Dean Evans. The brothers made this project as part of their Future Farmers of America Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems course. He uses the trailer at his hunter/jumper client Bay Yard Farms. This trailer won the best FFA project award at the State Fair of Texas.
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