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Farriery Competitions, why compete?

We are only half way through January and already it has been a busy start to the year, with lots more dates already in the diary for the coming months. In February Nigel will be competing at the World Horseshoeing Classic in Kentucky which is an international four man team competition. He will be in… Read more >

A super busy summer and first signs of autumn

So glad we have enjoyed some lovely summer days (although Nigel would probably argue some were a little too hot!). The sunshine did have its downside in creating hard ground and lack of grass growth which has now resulted in the grass going a little crazy following a bit of rain! As ever there is… Read more >

Flying into June with ribbons from Emily!

It is June already which hardly seems possible! Following some pretty hideous weather we have had the pleasure of seeing a lot of sunshine in the past few weeks. This hasn’t been without its downside though, as the farmers rejoice watching the grass grow for hay, we have seen a sharp increase in the number… Read more >

Nigel part of successful Four Man team in Scotland

Nigel, alongside Andy Martin AWCF, Billy Crothers AWCF and Ryan MacDonald DipWCF, won the Four Man team competition at the Ayrshire Branch 40th Anniversary Shoeing and Shoemaking Competition held on the 22nd – 24th March 2018. Considered to be the largest shoeing competition in the world, and indeed one of the most prestigious, the Ayrshire… Read more >

Team NRB apprentices win Stromsholm Shoemaking League

The N R Brown Farriers team 3 apprentices each won their section of the Stromsholm Apprentice   Shoemaking League in 2017. The Stromsholm Farrier Supplies annual shoemaking league aims to reward those farriery apprentices achieving consistently high results in apprentice shoemaking competitions across the UK throughout the year. The league table is divided by college… Read more >