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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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 Clench Cutter

This week’s featured product is the Jim Blurton Elite Clench Cutter. It has been developed in-house at Jim’s forge in Mid Wales as part of the Jim Blurton professional farrier tools range. The Elite range takes Jim Blurton’s tools to a new level of design, function and quality. The product has been tested by leading farriers and equine experts.   Based in Mid Wales, Jim Blurton is a world champion farrier with over 40 years experience in the industry. He is internationally recognised as a market leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools. These high quality horseshoes and farrier tools are distributed worldwide and used by farriers and

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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 horseshoe is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range. It 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. They are used across the globe by

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Cavalry Pairs Competition 2019

Cavalry Pairs Competition 2019 – The Forge HCMR are hosting the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment’s Annual Farriery Competition “Cavalry Black Pairs”. The Household Cavalry Pairs Competition is to be held on the 23rd of February 2019. This year will be the 20th anniversary of the competition and to honour this the two judges that have been asked to judge were the serving members of the forge that started it 20 years ago. Competition schedule with the entry forms Entrants must ensure that they write both their name and intended partner’s name. Vehicle details and return to address. This must be done soon as possible, if they wish to attend. This

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Featured product – Jim Blurton Aluminium Race Bar Horseshoe

Featured product of the week is the Jim Blurton Aluminium Race Bar Horseshoe. The aluminium race bar horseshoe is available as part of the Jim Blurton remedial horseshoe range. It is a functional, high-quality horseshoe 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. 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 find out more about the Jim Blurton Aluminium Race Bar horseshoe. Product Information  Drop forged out of

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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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Featured product – Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer

This week’s featured product is the Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer Jim Blurton Farrier Tools has developed a tool design concept created by Jonathan Nunn. It combines the highest quality manufacturing and finishing processes. This creates 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 (available in 2lb and 2.3lb sizes). Product Information – Jonathan Nunn Forging Hammer The Jonathan Nunn forging hammer design concept came about

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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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