Stevie Fisher Charity Workshop

On 11th November 2016, Jim Blurton, a world leading farrier and designer of horseshoes and specialist tools, will be running a specialist farrier clinic. The clinic was auctioned off in aid of the Steve Fisher Charity. The Steve Fisher Charity was set up to raise vital funds for Stevie Fisher, a fellow farrier, who in August 2014 suffered a brain stem stroke, followed by a lung infection leading to pneumonia. Following a testing few weeks where Stevie was put in a coma to allow his lungs to recover, he was brought round, however he now faced the new challenge. Stevie now suffers from locked in syndrome; his brain function being

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Jim Blurton Farrier Clinics

Jim Blurton, a third generation farrier with world recognised expertise, regularly holds farrier clinics in the UK and locations worldwide. Jim has recently held a clinic in Portugal (October 2016), working with international distributing partners, providing instruction to local farriers as well as showcasing the expert range of tools and horseshoes developed by Jim Blurton. The clinic covered a number of topics from selecting the correct shoe for each horse and the different conditions they can treat, through to the shoeing process with the recommended tools. On 28th/ 29th November 2016, Jim will be leading a specialist clinic in Norway, focusing on the heart bar shoe, the exclusive design developed

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Jim Blurton Nails Olympic Farriering Legacy

Following Jim’s return from the Rio 2016 Olympics where he headed up the farrier team based at the Equestrian Olympic Centre, playing a vital role in providing general, emergency and specialist farrier services to the team farriers, Jim is now on a mission to establish a legacy for future Olympics. Jim Blurton was supported by an all-UK team including Ben Benson – Jim’s rright-handman, Emma Cornish, Ed Dailly, Craig D’Arcy and Dean Bland, with Ben taking on the role of Lead Farrier for the Paralympic Games. With over 40 years’ experience, Jim has long been recognised as a world-leader in creating farrier tools and innovative horseshoe designs, including the Jim Blurton heart bar shoe

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JIM BLURTON LAUNCHES ONLINE SHOP

Wales-based Jim Blurton, internationally acclaimed brand for the design, manufacture and distribution of specialist horseshoes and farrier tools has launched an online shop. Currently distributing worldwide through a network of suppliers, 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 owners who are dedicated to horse welfare whilst maximising equine performance.  These products are now available online at www.jimblurton.com, for worldwide distribution. Jim Blurton, a world champion farrier with over 40 years’ experience remains the driving force behind the business, taking the lead role in designing and crafting these specialist horseshoes

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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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