Featured product – Jim Blurton Aluminium Race Bar Horseshoe

The featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton aluminium race bar horseshoe. The aluminium race bar is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range – functional, high-quality horseshoes and farrier tools, used across the globe by farriers and horse owners who are dedicated to horse welfare whilst maximising equine performance. Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience and has an internationally acclaimed brand for the design, manufacture and distribution of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools. The aluminium race bar has been developed in-house at Jim’s forge in Mid Wales, where it has been tested and refined by leading farriers and equine experts. Read on to

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Sports Straight Bar

The featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton sports straight bar horseshoe. With over 40 years experience in the industry, Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier who is a market leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools. Internationally recognised for the crafting of functional, high-quality horseshoes and tools, Jim Blurton farrier products are distributed globally to horse owners and farriers who are dedicated to horse welfare and maximising equine performance.  The sports straight bar is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range. This featured product has been developed in-house at Jim’s forge on the outskirts of Welshpool and has been tested

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Sports Heart Bar

The featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton Sports Heart Bar horseshoe. Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience and a market leader in crafting and distributing functional, high-quality horseshoes and farrier tools. Jim Blurton 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 sport heart bar is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range and has been developed in-house at Jim’s forge in Mid Wales and tested by leading farriers and equine experts. Read on to find out more about the Jim Blurton sport heart bar horseshoe. Product

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Combo Buffer/ Clenchgroover

The featured product of the week is the brand new Jim Blurton 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, 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 newly introduced buffer/ clench groover is available as part

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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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Specialist Equine Podiatry Service Launched

Jim Blurton has been providing guidance on remedial horseshoeing for over 40 years in the UK and further afield, in addition to creating a complete range of farrier tools – designed and tested by him and his team at the forge in Mid Wales. Jim has now expanded his services with the launch of an international specialist equine podiatry service. Tailored Farrier Management and Training Services Jim Blurton is recognised as a world expert in remedial horseshoeing (designing a specialist range of shoes in addition to hosting workshops worldwide on the topic). This expertise is now available worldwide, with the following services available; The analysis of horse conformation and movement; Equine podiatry

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Kentucky World Horseshoeing Classic 2017

The World Horseshoeing Classic 2017 took place at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Richmond, Kentucky on 1st – 4th March 2017. Expert farrier Jim Blurton was delighted to sponsor a team at the prestigious competition. Team Blurton Barshoes finished 4th overall against 15 teams from around the world, with Team GB taking the top title in a nail-biting final. Team Blurton Barshoes Team Blurton Barshoes was made up of Jonathan Nunn, Gavin Golby, Andrew Reader-Smith and Liam Collins, who competed in 3 categories during the 3-day competition including Roadsters, Draft and Hunters – with 3 top 5 places.  Kentucky World Horsehoeing Classic 2017 results for Team Blurton Barshoes Roadsters – second place;Draft –

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Werkman Spring Games 2017

Jim Blurton is delighted to be attending the Werkman Spring Games 2017 in Tolbert, Holland from Thursday 20th April to Saturday 22nd April 2017. The Jim Blurton team will be attending the international exhibition, showcasing the full range of specialist farrier tools and remedial horseshoes available from our farrier experts. Billed as an event like ‘no other event in the farrier world that combines knowledge sharing, transfer and a practical application with a forging competition to such a degree as the Werkman Spring Games’, it attracts farriers, equine experts and industry specialists from around the world. Werkman Spring Games Programme The traditional Werkman Spring Games has a packed schedule featuring lectures on the latest

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International Hoof Care Summit 2017 Review

Jim Blurton Specialist Remedial Horseshoes and Farrier Tools recently attended the International Hoof Care Summit in Cincinatti, Ohio – taking place over 4 days between Tuesday 24th January and Friday 27th January 2017. The Jim Blurton team display the complete range of shoes and tools available, as well as working with recognised farrier brands from around the world including Victory, Delta, Mustad, Wellshod and Amarillo. International Hoof Care Summit 2017 Attending by over 1000 farriers from around the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, the 14th International Hoof Care Summit was hugely successful.  offered 8 general discussions, 15 hoof care classes and endless networking opportunities throughout the event. The team

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