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. The product range includes the Gene Lieser vice and stand. Gene Lieser is an invited brand, recognising the quality of the product. The innovation in design and ease-of-use, is something that is recognised throughout the Jim Blurton range of farrier tools. Gene Lieser is based in Texas, United States. He is a world recognised and award winning Certified Journeyman Farrier. Gene Lieser provides master classes to farriers in the US and further afield along with developing his own range of

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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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Luwex Hoofsymposium 4th – 6th October 2018

Jim Blurton Farrier Products will be at the Luwex Hoofsymposium 2018 in Amberg, Germany showing the full range of Jim Blurton tools and Specialist Horseshoes, also Jonathan Nunn tools, Foreman Tools and Andy Reader Smith sledge hammers – if you need any further information get in touch with the team on +441938 580222 or sales@jimblurton.co.uk AMBERGER CONGRESS CENTER Schießstätteweg 8, 92224 Amberg / GERMANY Tel.: 0049-9621 49000, Fax: 0049-9621 4900 10 E-Mail: acc@amberg.de Homepage www.acc-amberg.de Exhibition / Marketplace Luwex Hoofsymposium 2018 welcomes Exhibitors with interesting tools and products from all over the world. Over the last years LUWEX has become one of the largest and most important meetings for farriers

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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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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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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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