Tag Archives: Jim Blurton

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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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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Jim Blurton Farrier Tools

We supply farriers with some of the best tools available. The Jim Blurton farrier tools have a loyal following from an increasing number of farriers The great news is, we’re increasing the range of Jim Blurton farrier tools that we … Continue reading

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Hot Shoeing Photograph

Here’s a photo for Friday. I love how the photographer Antonia Steeg has captured the hot scale coming off the shoe as it’s being shaped. I’m shaping a Kerckhaert Classic horseshoe with a Jim Blurton turning hammer on an O’Dwyer … Continue reading

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What do bar shoes do?

Can you tell me what bar shoes do? My horse was on-and-off unsound in front until my farrier put him in bar shoes, and now he is sound. But I am curious as to how they actually help. MG, Wellington … Continue reading

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Jim Blurton barshoes

I recommend the Jim Blurton range of barshoes Egg bar shoes – for navicular and support Heart bar shoes – useful in the treatment of laminitis Straight bar shoes – for stabilising the hoof capsule These barshoes are excellent  – … Continue reading

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