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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World Horseshoeing Classic Championship 2018

The Jim Blurton Barshoes & Tools Team will be participating at the World Horseshoeing Classic Championship in February 2018, in Kentucky, USA. Taking place from 21st – 24th February 2018, it is one of the biggest events in the Farrier industry’s competition calendar. The Jim Blurton Barshoes & Tools Team are already preparing for the competition and will be fighting for the title of World Champions. Jim Blurton won the title of individual World Champion at Calgary in July 2005, and has since led the team to numerous victories, something that has cemented his reputation as an international farrier expert, as well as recognition for his range of specialist tools

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International Hoof Care Summit 2018

International farrier experts from Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horseshoes will be attending the International Hoof Care Summit 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. International Hoof Care Summit The 15th annual summit will be taking place from 23rd – 26th January 2018, with the 4-day event providing a wealth of information from international experts include Farriers, Equine Vets, Professors and many more specialists. 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

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Featured product – Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer 2lb

This week’s featured product is the Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer The Jonathan Nunn product range has been made available at Jim Blurton as an invited brand. Recognising Nunn’s forward-thinking designs and quality, Jim Blurton Farrier Tools has developed a tool design concept created by Jonathan Nunn – combining the highest quality manufacturing and finishing processes to create a commercially available product which maintains its integrity and quality. Based in Staffordshire, Jonathan Nunn has been sharing his knowledge of innovative tool designs and creations with many others in the industry through hosting hammer and tool making tutorials and clinics.  Read on to find out more about the Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer

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Featured product – Jonathan Nunn Nailing on Hammer

The featured product of the week is the Jonathan Nunn Nailing on Hammer The Jonathan Nunn nailing on hammer is available in two versions, the long head and short head, designed by expert farrier Jonathan Nunn. Based in Staffordshire, Jonathan Nunn has been sharing his knowledge of innovative tool designs and creations with many others in the industry, hosting regular hammer and toolmaking tutorials and clinics. Recognising Nunn’s forward-thinking designs and quality, the Jonathan Nunn product range is now stocked by Jim Blurton – online and at stockists, as an invited brand. Jim Blurton Farrier Tools has developed a tool design concept created by Nunn – combining the highest quality

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Horse Lovers & Farriers

Are you on the hunt for Christmas gift ideas for horse lovers and farriers – loved ones with practical tastes and not just any gift will do? Our Online Shop has the complete range of Jim Blurton farrier tools and specialist horseshoes – ensuring you will be able to find the perfect Christmas gifts for farriers and horse lovers alike. Looking for stocking fillers or accessories – the range of Jim Blurton belt buckles or accessories may be just what you want. If you are looking for a practical but stylish way to store all of your farrier tools in the workshop and on the road – why not take

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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 – Gene Lieser Vice and Stand

The featured product of the week is the Gene Lieser Vice and Stand Launched in Spring 2017, the Gene Lieser product range is exclusively available from Jim Blurton outside of North America, including the Gene Lieser vice and vice stand. Gene Lieser is an invited brand, recognising the quality of the product, innovation in design and ease-of-use, something that is recognised through the Jim Blurton range of farrier tools. Based in Texas, United States, Gene Lieser is a world recognised and award winning Certified Journeyman Farrier. Gene Lieserprovides master classes to farriers in the US and further afield along with developing his own range of expert horseshoes and farrier tools.  Read on

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Lateral Extension Hind Horseshoe

The featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton Lateral Extension Hind horseshoe. The lateral extension hind is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range and has been designed and developed in-house at Jim’s forge in Mid Wales, where it has been tested and refined by leading farriers and equine experts.  Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience, his brand is internationally acclaimed for the design, manufacture and distribution of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools. Jim Blurton is widely acknowledged as a market leader in the crafting of functional, high-quality horseshoes and farrier tools, used across the globe by farriers and horse

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