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Competitors Gather in Kentucky for the 2012 World Horseshoeing Classic

The Kentucky Horseshoeing School was the site of this annual 3-day shoeing competition featuring teams from all over the world
Thirteen teams participated in the 2nd annual World Horseshoeing Classic, which ran February 24-26 in Richmond, Ky. Each day of this event featured a different shoe discipline, with the winning team taking home $10,000 in prize money.
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Shoeing Advice From Five-Time World Champion

Bob Marshall highlights clinic at Handmade Shoes in United Kingdom
“The horse tells you whether you are doing a good job,” was the message clinician Bob Marshall left with attendees at the November clinic at Handmade Shoes Ltd. Marshall, of Mission, British Columbia, a five-time winner of the World Championship Blacksmiths’ title, told his audience it was important to consider not only the foot, but also what they expect of the horse when planning its footcare.
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Indiana Farriers Association Dedicates A Stone Bench In Memory Of Member And Past President, Tim Byrne

Family, friends and fellow farriers join together to remember their mentor at dedication ceremony in Richmond, Ky.
Vince Lombardi once said that the quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor. No one took that philosophy to heart more in his own farrier career than Tim Byrne Sr.
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Calgary Mail-In Presents

A pair of roadsters is at the center of the 2011 exercise
The 2011 Calgary Mail-In Exercise presents a double-barreled challenge to entrants. Farriers will be asked to forge not just one shoe, but two: A pair of roadsters, to be precise.
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Beane Again Wins Calgary Title

English farrier takes championship by more than 30 points
England's Steven Beane dominated the semifinal and final rounds to win his second consecutive World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition title at the Calgary Stampede on July 11.
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Northern Ireland’s Paul

Past Calgary champs meet at Stoneleigh for a new competitive event
The Mustad Champion of Champions Exhibition, a first-time event held at The Forge in Stoneleigh, England, during early May not only featured exceptional craftsmanship, it presented participants with a chance to reflect on the effect competitions had on their careers.
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