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  • Top trotters, farrier students and foals

    Jörgen Nordqvist is a farrier and teacher in Sweden. He started young, became an expert in shoeing trotters and made a remarkable switch in his career

  • Reining

    Originating from working cattle, reining is often described as a Western form of dressage riding, as it requires the horse to be responsive and in tune with its rider.

  • Mounted games

    Mounted games is a branch of equestrian sport in which very fast games are played by people of all ages on ponies up to a height of 15 hands (60 inches, 152 cm). They require a high degree of athletic ability and good riding skills.

  • Pleasure riding

    Western Pleasure is a western style competition at horse shows that evaluates horses on manners and suitability of the horse for a relaxed but collected gait cadence and relatively slow speed of gait, along with calm and responsive disposition.

  • Keeping it in the family - Three Generations of Farriers

    You could say that being a farrier is in Phillip Smailes’ blood - his father Ken was a farrier and his sons Matt and Josh have both followed in his footsteps.

  • Flat racing

    Flat racing is a form of horse racing which is run on a level racecourse. It is run over a predetermined distance and is either a test of speed, stamina or both, whilst the skill of the jockey is determined by his ability to restrain the horse or urge it on.

  • Harness racing

    Harness racing (Trotting) is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace). They usually pull a two-wheeled cart called a sulky.

  • Point-to-point

    A point-to-point is a form of horseracing over fences for hunting horses and amateur riders. In Ireland, where the sport is open to licensed - i.e. professional - trainers, many of the horses will appear in these races before they compete in National Hunt races.

  • Eventing

    Eventing (also known as horse trials) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations in the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country and show jumping.

  • Capewell Regular Head

    Intended for those instances when you have a heavy shoe to nail and you need a sturdy nail with added stout.

  • Capewell Plater Special 5

    Plater Special 5's were designed with the Plater in mind

  • All Weather

    The Mustad LiBero, Equi-librium Air, DynaMic and LiBero Equi-Librium horseshoes are suggested options for 'All Weather' conditions.

  • Leisure

    Leisure is a form of equestrianism that encompasses many forms of recreational riding for personal enjoyment,without any element of competition. In the United States, particularly the American West, the term trail riding is used to describe pleasure riding, particularly on public land.

  • Wet

    wet hoof capsules become very soft and malleable

  • Stoney ground

    Loose surface and very uneven. Things to consider: bruising and puncture wounds are common, twisting of the limbs due to uneven ground.

  • Every horse deserves the best possible shoeing

    German farrier Errol Wernike became fascinated with horses at age 6, even though nobody in his family had this intrest. His vision on shoeing is clear

  • Since 1832

    From horseshoe nails to paper clips

  • Join forces, learn from each other!

    The Dutch farrier Douwe Dokter is full of passion about his profession, travels a lot to go to farrier competitions and loves American motor cycles.

  • Field hunting

    A field hunter, or a fox hunter, is a type of horse used in the hunt field for fox hunting and stag hunting. In some ways, the field hunter is more similar to a good cross-country horse seen in eventing than a show-ring hunter.

  • Horse Showmanship

    Showmanship is an event found at many horse shows. It involves a person on the ground leading a horse, wearing a halter or bridle, through a series of maneuvers called a pattern.

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