A site dedicated to Farriers

Delighted to be hosting the online resource for the 2014 European Farriery Championship and Convention

Sponsors & Contributors

Without our Sponsors and Helpers this Event would not be possible. We extend our sincere thanks to -

Event Sponsors

Platinum sponsor -

Myerscough College

Myerscough College is a land-based Higher and Further Education college dating back to the 19th century. Myerscough specialises in education and training for the land-based and sports industries, teaching in over 20 subjects including farriery.

The International Arena at Myerscough was opened in April 2003, it has fast become established as one of the UK’s top equestrian venues hosting a diverse spectrum of events in the first class facilities. It is the largest purpose built equestrian venue in the North West, the International Arena offers spectators and competitors very comfortable surroundings to fully enjoy their day.

Myerscough College Main Campus
St Michaels Road
Preston PR3 0RY

Tel: 01995 642222

Email: enquiries@myerscough.ac.uk

Website: www.myerscough.ac.uk

Gold sponsor -

Handmade Shoes (UK) Ltd

Handmade Shoes (UK) Limited
Units 3-4 Williams Court
Pitstone Green Business Centre
Pitstone, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9GJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1296 662 473

Fax: +44 (0)1296 660 779

General Enquiries email: info@handmadeshoesltd.co.uk

Website: www.handmadeshoesltd.co.uk

Gold sponsor and supplier of Competition Nails-

Mustad Hoofcare

Mustad Hoofcare
2, rue d'Industrie,
CH-1630 Bulle,


Phone: +41 (0)26 91 91 580

Fax: +41 (0)26 91 91 585

E-mail: info@mustadhoofcare.com

Gold sponsor including supply of Steel and sponsorship of the Prize Giving Banquet -

Arthur Cottam & Company (Horseshoes) Ltd

Carrwood Road,
Chesterfield Trading Estate,
Derbyshire. S41 9QB

Telephone: 0800 591547 or 01246 453672/454249

Fax : 01246 268953

Email: sales@cottamhorseshoes.com

Website www.cottamhorseshoes.com


Hospitality Sponsors

The following companies have pledged their support by way of providing much needed drinks and meals for competitors and stewards -

H.Weston's & Son   Refreshments for the Competitors Meeting
Londonderry Forge Supplies   Saturday lunch for Competitors and Stewards
Concave Horseshoe Company   Sunday Lunch for Competitors and Stewards
Silverback Chaps   Reception drinks at the Competitors Prize Giving Dinner
Arthur Cottam & Company (Horseshoes) Ltd   Competitors Prize Giving Dinner

Arena Items & Decoration

J & M Randles Farriers Ltd   Tables for Work Stations and Water Tubs
Swan Products   Loan of Gas Forges
Sarah Brown   Ear Defenders
Central Forge   Safety Glasses
Wilf Ford   Steel Buckets
Mrs K Brown   Arena Flowers
J & A Ferrie Farrier Supplies   Competition Clocks
The 3rd Millennium Ltd   Magnets
Forge & Farrier   Competitors Meeting Paper and Pens



Front of house and behind the scenes, a small army of people have helped put this event together.

We extend our thanks to the team of Officials, Stewards and helpers over this weekend –

Sara Nunn, Stephen Hill, Cecil Swan, Tom Ryan, David Crayson, Julia Cheney, Nicole Coulter, Matt Randles, Liam Collins, Daniel Bennett, Glyn Trundle, Harry Meek, Adam Bradley, Dave Jones, Jim Balfour, Jay Tovey, Evie Clough, Lewis Balfour, Jackie Hickman, Mick Handley, Fred Handley, Alex Hunter, Helbert Barion, Danny Gallagher, Jack Girling, Dylan Evans, Dexter Strickland, Mike Randles, Adam O'Reilly, Alistair Evans, Ben Miles, Henry Tracey, Ollie Mackee, Sam Downing, Peter Bamber, James Price, Grant Moon, Thomas Peet, Ross Crawford.

Goody Bags

Each Competitor and Steward will receive a Goody Bag, supplied by Beanie Tools, to thank them for their participation in this event. The Goody Bags have received contributions from a  number of companies, including - Beanie Tools (Knife Holder), European Farriers Journal (Magazine), Mustad (Box of Nails), Forge & Farrier (Sweatband), Londonderry Forge Supplies (Pen), Stromsholm (Keyring, Air Freshener and Booklets), Viking Farrier Tools (rasp handle).