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World Championship Blacksmiths Competition (VA)

Clinician/Judge: Brian Nelson, CJF

Virginia Certification (VA)

Host: Virginia Horseshoers Association

Examiner: Phil Bower, CJF

All Levels/Areas Offered

Virginia Certification (VA)

Host: VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine and Virginia Horseshoers Association

Location: Virginia Tech

Examiner: Steve Sermersheim, CJF, TE, AWCF

All Levels/Areas Offered


Fall Clinic (VA)

Hosted by Virginia Horseshoers Association

Clinician: Travis Burns, CJF, TE, EE, FWCF

This two day clinic will focus on Travis’ approach to day to day shoeing using traditional methods and modern materials.

Virginia Certification

Hosted by the Virginia Horseshoers Association

Examiner: Danvers Child, CJF

All Levels/Areas Offered

Hands-On Clinic (VA)

Clinicians: Chris Madrid, CJF and Robert Jukes, CF

This is a two day, hands on clinic focusing on beginner to advanced forging skills and a live shoeing demonstration. Chris and Robert are both members of the World Championship Blacksmiths Team and have competed internationally.

Cost: $375

Clinic (VA)

The Blacksmith Shop will be Hosting a Horseshoeing Clinic with John Kern, CJF.

Demos and Topics will include: Basic Shoe Modifications and AFA CF Requirements.

If you have any questions please call The Blacksmith Shop at 1-800-840-7463 or 540-908-2610