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 highly respected farrier, businessman and clinician Jim answers our second ‘Farrier Focus’…. Why did you …

Crack down on poor shoeing

Horse and Hound report: European vets and farriers have joined forces to crack-down on poor shoeing. The Federation of European Equine Veterinary Associations (FEEVA) and the European Federation of Farriers Associations (EFFA) will work together to promote properly trained farriers in the interests of horse welfare. The new partnership aims to encourage the highest standards …