Category Archives: On the Road

Farrier Gathering – Nakina, Ontario

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I guess there is no reason to pretend this is a story about horseshoeing. It does involve farriers so it belongs here…. right? This month a group of farriers and a few other friends met in Thunder Bay, Ontario and went … Continue reading

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Farrier Product Distribution Sponsors New AFA Contest Division

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FPD will be sponsoring the new Kerckhaert-Liberty Intermediate Division at the American Farrier’s Association National Competition in Reno, Nevada, February 26-27, 2014. We appreciate another opportunity to be involved in the continuing education and improvement of skills that come as … Continue reading

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On the Road in Idaho – Farrier Product Distribution

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A recent sales trip to visit farrier suppliers in the West took me through southern Idaho, from one side of the state to the other. For anyone coming from the East, it’s hard to grasp how tough the environment is … Continue reading

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The Kriz Farm Farrier Operation

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We recently did a Facebook post with an image of a horseshoe pile at the Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School in Ardmore. Very impressive image. That sparked comments from folks and questions about the horseshoes piled up outside the Kriz Farm … Continue reading

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Farriers in WCB Competition – Madison, WI

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  Early morning preparation of the coke fires for the WCB competition rig. Craig Trnka has been working for months to get this mobile rig set to go for the first event of the season and it looks like his … Continue reading

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Farrier Team Surprises FPD in Baton Rouge

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The 2012 American Farrier’s Team presented FPD with a great shoe board to show their appreciation for support FPD has provided in the past year. FPD has always been a strong supporter of the AFA and the competitions held each … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Ribbons for Sandy Hook

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Recently, we received a phone call from Steve Storms of Montague Blacksmith Supply in New York asking if FPD would donate horseshoes to a group of farriers from Newtown, Connecticut. Led by farrier Joe Santos, the group planned to shape … Continue reading

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Hammer Time at Bloom Forge

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There was a pretty intense gathering of farriers this past week at Bloom Forge in Drummond, Wisconsin. Roy Bloom hosts a number of forging clinics at his facility and this was definitely a high powered, high intensity group going at … Continue reading

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Fall Farrier Events in Full Swing

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You can count on the farrier clinic and contest activity to pick up pace dramatically once September arrives. This year is no exception and the calendar is full of events that provide educational opportunities. Most events are free and open … Continue reading

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FPD & Bellota Supporting American Farriers Team

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  Report from Katlynn Sacco: Saturday August 25th, I attended the last practice of the American Farriers Team before they head off to Stoneleigh for the International Competition.  The practice was held in the Mounted Police Barn at the Kentucky … Continue reading

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