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2024 SNEFA Shoe List Update and Contest Itinerary

Updated: Dec 29, 2023


Pre-Registration January 1st - secures a horse.

Entry fee: $250/novice and $350 for all others


Contest Itinerary

Friday - January 26, 2024

12pm- Lunch, with a talk from Mike Berhle. Mike runs Windham County Strength and will present on the benefits of strength training for farrier soundness.

130pm- Two man live horse class

330pm- Class 1, Surprise shoe class


Saturday - January 27, 2024

9am- Jeremy Demo/Talk

1030am- Class 2

12pm- Lunch

1pm-Class 3

230pm- Live Horse Classes

5pm- Awards



Novice Division

Class 1- Surprise shoe 20 minutes




No pics....it's a surprise!


Class 2- Pair of lateral support hinds, quarter clipped, made from Kerckhaert Standards size 1. Fullered and hammer boxed lateral branch. 60 minutes



Class 3- Front inverted Bar shoe made from size 2 Kerckhaert Standard, 2 extra toe nails fullered and punched. Plus 1 front saucer/salad bowl shoe, Size 1 Kerckhaert Standard. 60 minutes.



“Shoeing” Class- Fit a hoof plate with a keg shoe, and forge 1 front plain stamped shoe 12”x3/8x3/4. 70 minutes. *You take the hoof plate you use home.




Intermediate Division


Class 1- Surprise shoe 20 minutes


Class 2- Pair of ¾ fullered hinds, no clips. 11 ½’x3/8x3/4 hammer finished. 60 minutes



Class 3- Whip around/inverted front barshoe plain stamped, 6 nails, 14”x3/8x3/4. Also forge 1 front sidebone, medial fuller, 12”x3/8x3/4 6 nails. 60 minutes.



Live Shoeing- Plain stamped on the foot, appropriate clips. Specimen shoe is concave front with rolled toe and side clips 12”x3/8x3/4 6 nails. 70 Minutes.




Open Division


Class 1- Surprise shoe 20 minutes.


Class 2- Pair of hind brushing shoes lateral trailered heel caulk, medial feather. Fullered lateral heel to inside toe, 5 nails. 12 ½”x3/8x3/4. 60 minutes.



Class 3- Heartbar front feather fullered, rolled rocker toe, 6 nails 16”x3/8x3/4. Also forge Wedge front shoe fully fullered toe clip 6 nails 11”x1/2x3/4. 60 minutes.



Live shoeing- ¾ fullered on the foot, appropriate clips. Specimen is HAMMER FINISHED ¾ fullered massoulette clipped hind shoe, clips NOT drawn. 11 1/2”x3/8x1. 70 minutes.




Two Man Live Horse


**Correction** - the two man live shoeing class is a "free for all" format, not each responsible for a foot. Only 2 feet must be done, not the whole horse. Plain stamp toe clipped front, ¾ fullered quarter clipped hinds, with appropriate nails. 75 mn, No specimen shoe.



Hot starts allowed every class, use appropriate nails unless specified.

Pre-Registration January 1st - secures a horse.

Entry fee: $250/novice and $350 for all others


Special thank you to all of our sponsors!

Northeast farrier supply


Meader's


Silverback Forge


Wellshod


FPD


Mustad


Kahn Forge


River Bottom Forge

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