The top 20 in the forging classes, ready to go into the live shoeing rounds.
Beautiful work on this specimen shoe for the live shoeing.
Standard series horseshoes from Kerckhaert being used in the Certification demo.
Front and hind draft
Hind and front draft class shoes
Really nicely finished front shoe ready to be handed to the judges
Specialty forging shoes waiting to be picked up for judging. Aluminum toe extension, Hind Caulk and Wedge and Sliding plate.
Lot of nice work headed to the judges room.
Hans Meier with final adjustments on his aluminum extension shoe for the specialty forging class.
Andrew Wells, CJF and current AFA team member in his go. Working on his front shoe.
Bodie Trnka, CJF and current AFA team member working on his specimen shoe- Tyson Clark, waiting to jump in when needed.Tyson was the Bay Horse Innovations 2017 Striker of the Year for the World Championship Blacksmiths.
Brian Strelow and Tom Petersen working in the draft class.
Bodie Trnka, CJF punching specimen
Andrew Wells at the anvil.
Pat Gallahan, CJF announcing for the Certification demo.
Competitor checking fit.
Daniel Jones, CJF (r) and Hank Chisholm, CJF, teamed up in the 2 person Draft Class.
Tom Petersen, CJF at anvil in start of his round. Chad Chance, CJF working with him.
Dusty Franklin, CJF (Five Star Horseshoeing School) and son Cody working in the draft class.
Victor Frisco, CJF assisting Bryan Osborne, CJF and current team member in his live shoeing round.
The quiet before the storm.
The demo on the FPD workstation drew a nice crowd to that corner of the booth.
Tom Petersen building a lead roadster at the FPD booth in the tradeshow- Roy Bloom right behind him..
Tom Petersen at the FPD booth.
Roy Bloom, CJF, owner of Bloom Forge, former AFA team member and manager doing some demos at the FPD booth.