This movie features a foreword by Haydn Price D.W.C.F, consultant farrier to the British Equestrian Federation, on the types of conditions that would benefit from having a Jim Blurton Egg Bar shoe applied. World champion farrier Jim Blurton A.W.C.F then demonstrates the correct fitting procedures for his straight bar shoe. Running time 4 mins. 22secs.
A movie showing the legends Bob Marshall and Dave Duckett at the Mustad Champion of Champions exhibition. Bob and Dave talk us through basic forging ergonomics. Running time 13 mins 51secs.
Darren Bazin A.W.C.F. demonstrates how to hot fit a concave machine made front shoe with a toe clip and is part of the sequence of shoeing a front foot.
This movie relates to element 2.2 of the National Occupational Standards in the U.K for farrier apprentices.Running time 7 mins 17 secs
Know Foot Know Horse provides a Short Movie raising a few of the safety issues that arise when working in the forge and advise on safe working practices. Running Time 1m 31secs.
Darren Bazin demonstrates how to forge a carthorse stamp from 1 inch (25mm) round tool steel. This stamp has a punched eye and a wooden handle and is ideal for the heavier flat sections of steel. Darren shows how to forge the stamp and fit the handle securely. This movie relates to element 1.2 of the National Occupational Standards in the UK. Running time 6m 8secs.
Darren Bazin demonstrates how to make a ‘V’ shaped tool holder from 12 inches of 1 inch x 3/8 inch or 300mm x 25mmx 10mm mild steel. This tool holds various tools whilst the eye is being punched and is ideal for those who are tool making on their own. Running time 2m 1secs.
2009 World Champion Steven Beane A.W.C.F. demonstrates the correct use of the Londonderry Forge knife and tool maintenance system. The kit allows the farrier not only to maintain a sharp edge to their knives but also prolong the life of their rasps, as well as maintaining their other tools. Running time:13min 37secs
Anatomy Science Test 1: The structures of the hoof “A solar view”
This basic test encourages the student to name 9 structures that can be viewed from the solar surface of the hoof. For this exercise you will need a pen and paper. Running Time 3:35
A short movie on how to light and use a traditional side blow coke fire. Running time 1m 39secs.
The Mustad Champion of Champions was held at the Forge, Stoneleigh in the UK, in May 2010 and featured 13 World Champion farriers. The movie features the Champions both competing and being interviewed. Running time 24mins 56sec.