Category Archives: Farrier business

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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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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Jim Blurton – Farrier Focus

Jim Blurton AWCF World Champion Farrier Jim Blurton is head of multi-farrier practise Forden Farriers in addition to successfully manufacturing his own range of tools and specialist shoes. Last year he was Head Farrier at the London 2012 Olympics. A … Continue reading

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Grant Moon – Farrier Focus

Six times holder of the prestigious title of World Champion Blacksmith, Grant Moon AWCF is arguably the most famous farrier. He has shod in no less than 36 different countries and delivers clinics across the world. In our first ‘Farrier … Continue reading

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American Farriers Journal

Just arrived in stock – the April 2013 issue of the American Farriers Journal.   As always, these are free for our farrier customers when you place your next order. In this issue: The basics of drilling and tapping Smartphone trends … Continue reading

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Things farriers love to hear #2

“It’s ok, you can shoe him tonight because… We have lights!”

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Guest Post: Harness racing shoeing

Guest Post from Adam White : From an early age I always had a passion for shoeing, well horses in general. I worked in stables and had family involvement from day one, I was doomed to have some kind of career … Continue reading

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