Featured product – Jim Blurton Combo Buffer/ Clenchgroover

The featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton Elite Combo Buffer Clenchgroover, officially launched in 2017. An updated version of the original Jim Blurton design – the buffer/ clench groover is designed to last, withstanding the wear and tear of everyday Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience in the industry. He is widely recognised as a market leader in the crafting of functional, high-quality horseshoes and farrier tools. These high-quality horseshoes and farrier tools are used across the globe by farriers and horse owners who are dedicated to horse welfare whilst maximising equine performance. The buffer/ clench groover is available as part

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World Horseshoeing Classic 2019

World Horseshoeing Classic 2019 Results The Blurton Barshoes team included Jim Blurton, Andy Reader-Smith, Liam Collins and Alex Collier, all putting on amazing performances throughout the competition, finishing 6th overall. Congratulations to Team Mustad and all competitors, and to the judges/organisers that made this great event happen. Overall Results: Team Mustad Horseshoes Plus Handmade Wrangler American Farriers  Canadian Farriers Blurton Specialised Shoes Handmade Shoes WCB Professional Farrier Supply PPFA – Fingerlakes MFG Kentucky Horseshoeing School plays host to the World Horseshoeing Classic 2019 taking place Feb 28th – March 3rd. There are 10 Coke Forging Stations in 10,000 feet of covered competition area. These are all surrounded by the rolling hills

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International Hoofcare Summit 2019

International Hoofcare Summit 2019 International farrier experts from Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horseshoes will be attending the 16th Annual International Hoofcare Summit, sponsored by American Farriers Journal. Date: 22nd – 25th January 2019. Venue:  Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH, United States. Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horseshoes Available The Jim Blurton team will be exhibiting with a range of Jim Blurton Specialist Horseshoes and Farrier Tools being showcased, including a number of newly launched products. The team will be on hand to provide guidance on how to best use the tools. Also tips for working with the horseshoes and to assist with any specialist

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Laval France Industrie Marechalerie 19th October

Workshop at Laval Racecourse Jim attended a workshop on 19th October held by France Industrie Marechalerie at Laval Racecourse, France. The workshop included a session with a live scenario which included assessment and shoeing. Also a session showing maintenance/sharpening of farrier tools. The workshop gave attendees the opportunity to participate in practical workshops and exchange with suppliers Event Partners Event partners included – Mustad Hoofcare, Blacksmith Mondial Redijan,  ACR Aluminium Horseshoes, Luwex, Equimix Top Gum, Strohm Duplo, Jim Blurton Farrier Products Angelo Fusetti. Jim Blurton Farrier Products are pleased to work with France Industrie Maréchalerie​ – stockists of Jim Blurton Specialist Shoes and Tools and Jonathan Nunn Tools – if you

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Farriery Focus Weekend 2018

Jim Blurton Exhibiting at Farriery Focus Weekend  The annual BFBA Farriery Focus Weekend takes place at The Forge, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG, combined with the international Team Horseshoeing Championship. Taking place across Saturday 15th September and 16th September 2018, the event includes a trade exhibition featuring internationally recognised equine product stockists including Jim Blurton (find us on the Stromsholm Farrier Supplies stand), as well as lectures and the highly competitive International Horseshoeing Championship. Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horsehoes Exhibiting. The Jim Blurton range will be available on the weekend, with experts available to provide how to get the most from Jim Blurton’s range of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools.

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European Farrier Championship Switzerland 2018

The annual European Farrier Championship Switzerland 2018 will take place from 22nd – 23rd of June 2018 at the Aarberg Educational Centre with 76 teams from 16 nations participating in the competition. The championship will be a collaborative event, alongside the 50 year anniversary of the Educational Center in Aarberg, where the new training rooms of the AMSuisee will be opened. With over 3000 guests expected to visit throughout the occasion, this is a must-attend event in the farrier calendar!   Farrier Competition The event will see teams of 4 from all UK nations attend with Matt Randles, who has worked with Jim Blurton Horseshoes in previous competitions, representing England. 

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World Horseshoeing Classic Championship 2018 Results

World Horseshoeing Classic 2018 The World Horseshoeing Classic 2018 results truly showcased the talent of Team Blurton Barshoes with a top 10 finish overall, and a top 3 position in the Hunter class category. Taking place over 3 days, from 21st February  – 24th February, 18 teams comprised of 72 world class farriers fought for the title of world champions. The annual competition is held at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Lexington, and is hugely prestigious in the farrier world.    World Horseshoeing Classic Results 2018 The team Blurton Barshoes included Andy Reader-Smith, Matt Randles, Gavin Golby and Iain Allinson (Spud), all putting on amazing performances throughout the competition, finishing 7th overall.

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AB Farming now stocking Nunn Farrier Tools

AB Farming is now a stockist of Nunn Farrier Tools in Sweden, offering the range of exclusive tools designed for the modern farrier. AB Farming was founded in 2016, providing equine supplies throughout Sweden including Jim Blurton Specialist Horseshoes and Farrier Tools. The exclusive range of tools designed by Jonathan Nunn and his son Josh Nunn currently includes the following products: Ball pein hammer; Cross pein hammer; Clipping hammer; Forging hammers; Nailing on hammers. Whilst the initial designs for Nunn hammers originally commenced in 2009, the hammer designs have been inspired by Jonathan and Josh’s personal experience in farriery – Jonathan has over 30 years’ experience horseshoeing, in addition to attending

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Buffer

This week’s featured product at Jim Blurton is the brand new Jim Blurton Buffer, which launched in 2017. Jim is a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience and is widely acknowledged as a market leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of functional, high-quality specialist horseshoes and farrier tools, used across the globe by farriers and horse owners. The newly introduced Buffer has been developed in-house at Jim’s forge in Mid Wales as part of the Jim Blurton professional farrier tools range. The new range of Elite clench cutters and undercutters takes Jim Blurton’s tools to a new level of design, function and quality. The product has been tested by leading farriers

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Farriery Focus Weekend

Jim Blurton Exhibiting at Farriery Focus Weekend  The annual Farriery Focus Weekend takes place this weekend, held at the Forge, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, combined with the 38th International Team Horseshoeing Championship. Taking place across Saturday 23rd September and 24th September 2017, the event includes a trade exhibition featuring internationally recognised equine product stockists including Jim Blurton (find us on the Stromsholm Farrier Supplies stand), as well as lectures and the highly competitive International Horseshoeing Championship. Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horsehoes Exhibiting. The Jim Blurton range will be available on the weekend, with experts available to provide how to get the most from Jim Blurton’s range of specialist horseshoes and farrier

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