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Steven Beane Wins Summit Mail-In Exercise

Concave challenge tests competitors, while delivering a practical shoe for many practices
For the fifth time at the International Hoof-Care Summit, VICTORY sponsored the Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise. This challenge was free to enter and participants each received a T-shirt for their efforts.
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Booknotes: Recollections From 202 Years Of Family Shoeing

Sparks From The Smiddy, The Life Of A World Champion Farrier By David Wilson as told to Andrew Arbuckle
More than 25 years ago, during a visit with David Wilson in Scotland, he took me to see the blacksmith shop and attached house that six generations of his family had called home. Located in the sleepy little hamlet of Kilmany, the homestead is just a few kilometers from the world-famous old St. Andrews Links where golf got its start in 1552.
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WCB Team Comes Out On Top In New Calgary Format

This year's Calgary Stampede Blacksmiths' Classic took a new twist on the traditional competition with a team concept. Four teams of four farriers from the United States and Canada competed to test their skills and be the first team to win the competition.
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Hot Topics From AFJ’s Blog

A look at our most popular online blogs from the past year, with a fresh perspective
Each week, American Farriers Journal editors discuss the latest events, hot topics and hoof-care techniques in our electronic newsletter.
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End Of An Era At Calgary

Here’s a look back at the world’s top farrier competition that just wound up a 35-year run
It was a shock when the Calgary Stampede announced in mid-January that this year’s World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition would be the last such event.
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