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Virginia Farrier Carl Via Takes World Championship Blacksmiths Title

California farrier John Sagaria Wins <em>American Farriers Journal</em> Most Improved Award
The World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) wrapped up its 13th season in Las Vegas, Nev., by crowning Mineral, Va., farrier Carl Via as its national champion. Petaluma, Calf., farrier John Sagaria took home the American Farriers Journal Most Improved Award.
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Montana Farrier Tom Peterson Captures World Championship Blacksmiths Title

N.C. Farrier Dillon Crane Wins <em>American Farriers Journal</em> Most Improved Award
The World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) wrapped up its 12th season in Las Vegas, Nev., by crowning Bozeman, Mont., farrier Tom Peterson as its national champion. Waxhaw, N.C., farrier Dillon Crane took home the American Farriers Journal Most Improved Award, as well as the Category 2 title.
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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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Be a Part of the Calgary Stampede One Last Time

Build A Sidebone Horseshoe For A FREE T-Shirt, FREE Book And A Chance To Win A Belt Buckle.
This may be the final time that the Calgary Stampede will host the World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition (WCBC), so here's your chance to be part of its history.
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Be a Part of the Calgary Stampede One Last Time

Build this sidebone shoe in the Calgary Mail-In Forging Exercise to mark the apparent end of the World Championship Blacksmiths Competition at the Calgary Stampede
We may be coming to the end of an era concerning the World Championship Blacksmiths Competition (WCBC) in Calgary, Alberta. For decades, this served as a special place for many farriers. It is not without a sense of disappointment that we see this door closing, but as the saying goes, another door will open. I am optimistic that the future holds new opportunities for those horseshoers who will follow us.
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