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How to Enter the 2023 Summit Mail-In Forging Competition

The 2023 Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise will earn a winner a buckle and all participants a T-shirt
For the ninth annual contest, International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame member Craig Trnka challenges contestants with a practical shoe that Helps with Dropped Fetlocks. See how to enter. 
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2020 Summit Mail-In Forging Winner

VICTORY sponsored the Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise, challenging participants to make a sidebone shoe.
For the sixth year, VICTORY has sponsored the Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise. This contest challenges participants to make the shoe specimen made by the judge. Edgewood, N.M., farrier Craig Trnka provided this year’s challenge, a sidebone shoe. Pulaski, Wis., farrier Joe Nygren bested the other competitors with his shoe.
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2017 Summit Mail-In Forging Competition

The 2017 Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise will earn a winner a buckle and all participants a T-shirt
Now in its third year, the Summit Mail-In Forging Exercise has a new challenge for this go around.
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Mark Lieser Wins The 2014 Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise

The 2014 Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise had a record of 117 shoes sent in from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, South Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. And while there were new participants from around the globe, one familiar name came out on top: Mark Lieser.
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More Than Just a Forging Contest

The World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) rolled into Dillon, Mont., Aug. 30 through Sept. 1, and so did 42 competitors from all over the United States, plus a handful of other countries.

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Forging Mettle

Red Hoot 2004 Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise challenges farrier skills

FARRIERS WILL HAVE the opportunity to see how their forging skills rate compared to those of their shoeing peers from around the world during this summer’s Mail-In Forging Exercise at the 2004 World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Mail-In Forging Contest Provides Incredible Prizes

By forging one shoe for the World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition’s mail-in exercise, farriers received valuable shoeing supplies

 The final number of farriers who participated in the mail-in forging exercise at the Calgary Stampede hasn’t been announced yet, but shoers who sent in entries will soon be receiving a bountiful prize package of useful supplies.

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2017 Iowa State University Spring Clinic

Held at Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, this annual clinic brings farriers and veterinary students together for presentations, discussion and contests. The unique offering is a farrier-vet student clinic in which teams featuring both build a case history scenario and shoeing for a cadaver limb.

2017 World Horseshoeing Classic Photo Gallery

Photos from the 2017 World Horseshoeing Classic held at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School (KHS) in Richmond, Ky.

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