The contest will be held in Denton, TX, October 2-4 at the North Texas State Fairgrounds. Austin Edens, CJF is the judge and clinician. For more info please contact: David Edens (940) 229-4284 or tpfacontest@gmail.com

2014 TPFA Shoeing Contest List

STUDENT DIVISION:

ALL KEG SHOES – Kerckhaert Dura size 0

Class 1 – Pair fronts rolled toe. – 45 min

Class 2 – Pair hinds square toe, quarter clipped. – 60 min

Class 3 – Pair fronts rocker toe, toe clipped. – 60 min

Eagle Eye – Keg shoe to foot with center mark at toe – 20 min

 

DIVISION 1

Class 1     1 Hour

Pair hinds, plain stamped, extended heels, 5/16 x ¾ to fit pattern

Class 2     1 hour

1 square toe hind with trailer and quarter clips, 1 Kerckhaert standard

1 front, rocker toe, side clips, 1 Kerckhaert standard

1 straight bar, 1 Kerckhaert standard, jumped in bar of 5/16 x 3/4

Eagle Eye – Plain stamped shoe 5/16 x ¾ – 20 min

Shoeing – Pair front feet with keg shoes – 60 min

Nails not specified will be suitable to the stock and shoe.

 

DIVISION 2                                                            

Class 1     1 hour

Pair creased straight bar shoes to pattern 5 SB, 6 holes, 5/16 x ¾

Class 2     1 hour

Full set plain stamp toe clip fronts, quarter clip hinds, six holes, 5 SB,

5/16 x ¾ x 11 ½

Eagle Eye – ¾ fullered 5/16 x ¾. 6 nails – 20 min

Shoeing – Pair of feet plain stamped, 5/16 x ¾, 6 nails, clipped – 70 min

 

OPEN

Class 1     1 hour

Convention Qualifier, deep seated bar shoe ½ x ¾ and the front out of 3/8 x ¾.

Class 2     TBA – Two shoes off Mustad list – 1 hour

Eagle Eye – Fullered straight bar shoe, 3/8 x ¾ – 20 min

Shoeing – Pair of feet, 3/8 x ¾, fullered, clipped – 70 min

 

TWO MAN

Class 3 All Divisions    1 hour

1 front plain stamp, 7 holes, 13” 1/2 x 1

1 hind double caulk, plain stamp, 13” ½ x 1, 7 holes, toe clips on both

Two person team selected by pairing people by results of the first two forging classes.  First place Open will pair with last place Div 1. Working back from the middle.  The last team will be two people from Div 2.  Open should be prepared to make the hind shoe, Div 1 prepared to make the front, Div 2 either. Everyone that participates will get 5 points towards High Point in their division.  No points toward high point for winners but will have awards. 

 

3 Person Draft:

Shoe front and hind, ¾ fullered ½ x 1 ¼, suitable nail.  Draft specimen –   Deep seated, straight bar, fully fullered shoe, 16” ½ x 1, E7 – 120 minutes