Author Archives: David Hankin Dip.WCF

About David Hankin Dip.WCF

I operate a farrier supplies company supplying farriers, trimmers and horse owners around the world.

Brittania Leek and District Farrier Comp results

BRITANNIA, LEEK AND DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SHOW SHOEMAKING COMPETITION SATURDAY 27th JULY 2013 RESULTS There was a very good turnout of competitors, who came from across the country. A big well done to all of them for competing in such extreme heat. … Continue reading

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Steven Beane knives

Steven Beane, multi-world champion farrier has introduced his range of hoof knives under his brand name, Beanie Tools Ltd   There are a number of options – curved and wide blade knives with a brass topper and loop knife options … Continue reading

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Fergus is missing two shoes

We like this Fergus cartoon by Jean Abernethy so wanted to share it with you   “Fergus is missing two shoes this time, Dad” “Doggone it! Which two?”

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You can call us 24 hours a day

We understand that life can be hectic and that not everybody has the chance to order things from our farrier supplies store during regular business hours. For those who prefer to order over the phone, we now accept telephone orders … Continue reading

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Stephen Hill – Farrier

Stephen Hill Stephen Hill runs a successful farriery practise based in Leicestershire. He is a regular competitor in addition to being a Worshipful Company of Farriers Judge and Examiner. This interview was conducted whilst he was driving home from judging … Continue reading

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Jim Blurton farrier tool box

We just received some Jim Blurton aluminium farrier tool boxes in stock Designed for the forward-thinking farrier, these tool boxes have a compartment for all of the common farrier tools – helping to keep them protected and reduce the damage … Continue reading

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Steven Beane – Farriery Focus

Steven Beane AWCF Steven Beane is the current World Champion Blacksmith and has held this position for FOUR years! A formidable presence on the competition circuit Steven has been a member of the England International Farriery Team for the last … Continue reading

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Gary Darlow – Farrier Focus

Gary Darlow – Farrier focus An incredible 7 times National Champion, Gary is extremely well respected and talented farrier achieving consistently high results in farriery competitions, in addition to be a ‘dab hand’ at fishing too! With thanks to his … Continue reading

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Nigel Brown AWCF – Farrier Focus Recently crowned UK national champion farrier (2013), Nigel Brown runs a farriery business in Abergavenny, South Wales. He is an ATF (Approved Training Farrier), competes regularly and is a member of the Welsh International … Continue reading

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Ben Benson – Farrier Focus

Ben Benson Based in Oxfordshire, UK, in the centre of a thriving equine area, Ben Benson has an established farriery business catering for many professional riders. An Approved Training Farrier, Ben was instrumental in the Forge at the London 2012 … Continue reading

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