In mid-March, organizers of the World Horseshoeing Classic announced that after a 10-year run they are ending the international competition. The contest was coordinated by the Kentucky Horseshoeing School and World Championship Blacksmiths not only drew more than a dozen teams of the best farriers from around the world, its judges were consistently among the most respected. Team Revolution won the competition in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic was taking hold around the world. The 2021 event, however, was not to be. Like many events before it, the World Horseshoeing Classic was canceled.
The Victory Racing Plate Co. announced that Mark Hickcox, CF, of Naples, Fla. has been hired as sales manager. Hickcox has a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University and more than 20 years of sales experience. He is a Heartland Horseshoeing School alumnus and a former full-time farrier in Red Lodge, Mont.
Campbell, Texas, farrier and American Farriers Team member Sawyer Spradling demonstrates his approach to tuning a distorted pritchel to a punch, a skill that has served him well when he travels to clinics and competitions.
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