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General Discussions

General shoeing talk. Use of media welcome and encouraged

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The Art of the Trade

This one is for good old fashioned fire and steel. Show shoe and toolmaking. Forging and traditional work. Any type of media is always welcomed and encouraged.

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Russians - last post by George Geist

The Science of the Trade

For the cutting edge of new technology. X-Rays, Plastic, Glue, Vet work, Lame horse issues. Media of any kind is welcomed and encouraged.

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Glue on - last post by George Geist

Tools and Equipment Of the Trade

Anvils, Hand Tools, Machinery, everything.
Here's the place to talk about tools and equipment.

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Tong Adjustment - last post by George Geist

The Business of the Trade

Helping each other out with business ideas and advice in an effort to successfully pursue this as a livelihood.

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Liability waiver to be signed - last post by Linda

The Politics of the Trade

Politics of Horseshoeing organizations and Horse Industry groups offer endless possibilities for discussion. Bring it here.

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Government Lies and Propaganda - last post by brian robertson

Clinics and Competitions

Keep us posted as to what's going on in this regard. Use of media is definitely encouraged here.

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More International Competit... - last post by George Geist

Race Plating

A place for Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse shoers to talk and interact.

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1/4 Bends - last post by George Geist

Harness Race Shoeing

Place for Standardbred shoers to communicate this particular specialty.

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Razer Shoes - last post by George Geist

Apprentice Corner

Place for questions from beginners and/or folks new to the trade. looking for help

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TEAM WORK - last post by George Geist


For Owners, Trainers and any other Equine Enthusiasts.
Talk about Racing, Riding, Shows, Trail Rides, Tack or just talk Horse. Whatever you want make a thread for it

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Bitless Racing? - last post by Rocksie

Everything Else

Stuff that doesn't fit in anywhere else

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Place to buy and sell
Buyers looking for things or guys with stuff to sell or swap bring it here.

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back issues of AFJ - last post by brian robertson

Drunk Tank

Especially for those who can't hold their liquor or are just too stupid or ignorant to discuss anything intelligently without editing, extensive moderating or banning.
Say it here. No holds barred, no moderating ever!
Make a fool of yourself for everybody else's amusement.

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Prayer List

Place to ask for special help for those in need or a good word for those deserving.

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Blacksmithing Discussions

General Shop Talk. Nothing to do with horses. Let's keep that up top.

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Chainmaking - last post by George Geist


Knife and Sword Making. Anything with an edge on it. Is good stuff bring it here.

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Damascus - last post by George Geist


Discussion of guns and other weapons welcome here

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Gun Making - last post by George Geist

Welding and Machining

Discussion of Modern Welding and Machine Shop Projects, Tools, Equipment, and Techniques

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Welding Safety - last post by George Geist

Employment Opportunities

Places looking to hire Blacksmiths and Horseshoers.
Every effort made to find the best possible employment opportunities world wide. Union jobs always given first preference.

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Chicago Transit Authority - last post by George Geist

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Union News

News and goings on with the International Union of Journeyman Horseshoers.

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Cecil Roberts of UMWA - last post by George Geist

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