Royal Bath & West Show Four Man Team Winners 2016

The Jim Blurton Barshoes & Tools Team recently took part in the Royal Bath & West Show Four Man Team Farrier Competition, placing first out of 12 teams and taking home a £4000 prize. A third generation farrier, Jim has been competing in international farrier competitions for over 40 years, winning the world championships in 2005. Jim was initially classed as the wildcard entering the competition (as Jim hadn’t entered competitions for some years), however over 40 apprentices have trained under Jim and his team, with some going on to international competition. Consequently the team’s success at the next event shouldn’t be underestimated. The Four Man Team included Andy Reider-Smith, Gavin Galby, Duncan

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