We are proud to introduce a new Racenail that is like no other: the HammerHead™. This revolutionary nail has an amazing, unique rectangular head to enhance durability of Aluminium shoes.
Unique HammerHead™ features include:
- a specially designed, wide rectangular head for added durability along the full shoeing cycle;
- a distinct neck and head waffle design, combined with the exclusive Mustad Pitch™ technology, providing a safe locking solution into the shoe crease;
- the perfec...Read more
We are very happy to announce that Mustad has come to a multi-year agreement with current World and British National Champion Steven Beane, to become our Heller Rasps ambassador.
Steven has been shoeing horses for over 19 years and has a stunning track record in farriers’ competitions: 5-times World Champion, 2-times European Champion and 2-times British National Champion. Steven has been selected for the English team for 13 years in a row and is a worldwide renowned competition judge as well as a clinician.
Steven says: “I am very excited to work with th...Read more
We're pleased to share with you this short video featuring Rolled/Rocker toe modifications to Delta Challenger TS8's.
Grant Moon emphasizes good posture at the anvil and proper tong positioning to ensure efficiency.
Another great video you will not want to miss! In this short video, Grant Moon demonstrates several steps to modify a TS8 Delta Challenger shoe. This video is an excellent source for efficiency in everyday horseshoeing or while practicing for certification. You'll see techniques for extending heels, narrowing up the toe, shape branches and move the quarters u...Read more
We are pleased to share with you the next Back to Basics video featuring shoe modifications for every day horseshoeing or while preparing for certification. Inside this video, Grant Moon demonstrates the steps to trailer an outside heel, cut the inside heel and reshape Delt...Read more
In this short video, Grant Moon demonstrates drawing toe clips using a hammer (2 step process) and bob punch (3 step process). Excellent tips for drawing clips that are uniform and conformed to the angle of the hoofwall.
Farriers are amazing, aren't they? We'd like to express our appreciation for their commitment and dedication to keeping horses sound. Help us celebrate farriers on this National Day of the Horse!
Video credit: Sandra Mesrine. Thank you Fran Jurga for your creative writing. We couldn't have made the video without your contribution.
As part of our educational offering, we are pleased to share with you the 2nd video from back to basics with Grant Moon. Inside the video, you will see the value of good coordination between tongs, hammer and your anvil. Grant demonstrates two types of shoe modification to ensure efficiency in your everyday work or to help you to prepare for certification.
Video credit – Chad Chance
Christmas is rapidly approaching and this year our thoughts go to all people involved in conflicts and wars. Ideally, this video is dedicated to all of them on behalf of the entire farriers family.
Season's Greetings from the Mustad Hoofcare Group! &n...Read more
As part of our educational offering, we are pleased to share with you the 1st of a series of “back to basic” videos. In this shoe modification video, you’ll come to understand the importance of good coordination between tongs, hammer and the anvil. You will learn easy to follow techniques for modifying front Delta TS8 Challenger shoes for your everyday work, and help you in preparation for certification.
Here comes the video summary of the 2014 European Farriery Championship and Convention, held at Myerscough College, Preston, Lancashire, UK on July 27-29, 2014. Review the most intense and emotional moments of a great competition who saw David Varini winning the European title!
By popular demand we have now introdued a new size to our recently launched VF Pro range; size 5 1/2!
The stable head, stronk neck and long blade to enable a high drive, makes this nail a great choice for leisure, sport and work horses.
Following the succesful introduction of the new St. Croix Rapid Trotting Steel Hind shoes at the amazing Elitloppet Trotting event in Stockholm at the end of May, we are now making the new Rapid Trotting shoes available across Europe from this immediate moment.
Watch this summary of the Top 10 final at 2014 World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition: top professionals compete for the crown of world's best farrier in the amazing setting of the Calgary Stampede! Congratulations to the 2014 World Champion Steven Beane who, with this victory, reached an amazing record of 5 World Champion titles!
Inside this informational video, you'll learn forging techniques from Grant Moon as he demonstrates the forging of an Italian Hind Shoe. The barstock is 10" x 25"mm (3/8" x 1") it's 3/4 fullered, has 9 nail holes - 7 in the fullering and 2 in the toe. The shoe is punched for Mustad Libero ARC 6, and has clips drawn for masselots. Video credit to Chad Chance
Check out this next Calgary shoemaking video with Grant Moon. In this short video you will see the making of a French Toe Weight. The shoe is forged from 6" x 33"mm (1/4" x 1 1/4") barstock and is 3/4" fullered and punched for Mustad City Head 5's. Rolled toe minimum toe width: 40 mm. — video credit: Cha...Read more
Let's go to Calgary!
Keep a keen eye out for an all new series of "Road to Calgary" videos coming very soon. We are in full swing as we prepare together with Grant Moon for 2014 World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition. In this first video, you'll see Grant forge a plain stamped English roadster. The class is 18 minutes with 13 x 25mm (1/2" x 1") barstock. Shoe is punched for Mustad E6. — video credit: Chad Chance
Check out this video! Grant Moon demonstrates forging Class 110 - Swiss Hind for WCBC/2014. The shoe is forged from 10 x 25mm (3/8" x 1) it is plain stamped, masselots forged. 7 nails punched for Mustad Libero ARC 5. Video credit - Chad Chance
We are pleased to share with you, the next in Calgary 2014 videos. In this educational video, you'll learn forging techniques presented by Grant Moon in the making of Onion Heel Shoe. The barstock is 10" x 33" mm (3/8&...Read more
We are pleased to share with you another fantastic and complimentary video as you practice for Calgary 2014! Inside, you'll see Grant forging a Tennessee Navicular shoe forged of 16mm (5/8" square) ...Read more
Read the latest Mustad Magazine Special Issue "Postcard from Calgary": an amazing retrospective on the 2013 World Championship Blacksmith Competition held at Calgary's Stampede last July!
Go behind the scenes with Mustad exclusive videos, articles and interviews t...Read more
A never-ending love story with the most prestigious competition: after Beijing 2008, another victory in London!
Ingrid Klimke takes home anoher gold medal after the victory 4 years ago in Beijing. With her beloved...Read more
The Mustad family has been a proud sponsor and supporter of the World Championship Blacksmiths’ Competition for the last 33 years. 2012 WCBC included 72 competitors who traveled to Calgary from 15 countries to compete for the World Championship Blacksmith Award; Mustad Sponsored Team members represented 8 of the 15 countries.
During the 4 day intense WCBC competition, the competitors strive to achieve an overall high score based on shoe forging, finish, nail placement, foot preparation and balance. The World Championship Award winner, Steven Bean...Read more
The new Mustad LIBERO ARC nail is the innovative nail for today’s hoofcare professionals.
Its newness both in terms of functionality and design embodies the "form follows function" motto at its full. The ARC head design, another innovation newly introduced in our nail range, sets Mustad further apart from competition.
Mustad ARC - a uniquely ro...Read more
2008 Olympics gold medalist and Mustad's ambassador Ingrid Klimke on CNN.
Ingrid's sweetness and strong personality come up in this video interview featured on CNN - click here to enjoy her story as she prepares for upcoming London's Olympics!
Additional focus on innovation and customer service
Today Mustad, the world leader in hoofcare products, including horseshoes and nails, announced the consolidation of its global hoof nail production in Mustadfors (Sweden) and Emcoclavos (Colombia). The closure of the Capewell production facilities in Bloomfield has been announced on Feb 21st, 2012.
“We are continuously looking for ways to improve our production, distribution and customer service,” says Hans Mustad, CEO of the firm. “After a careful and thorou...Read more
A 180 year-long legacy,
for the better of the horse.
2012 marks the 180th anniversary of our foundation. It was in 1832 in the tiny norwegian village of Gjovik that Mustad started as a supplier of small metal objects to cover the needs of the local community.
7 generations after, Mustad has developed into a mulit-national, diversified group of companies while keeping the same entrpreneurial spirit of the founders.
Discover more of our hi...Read more
Try our smartphone app and make your life easier!
Mustad Farriers Toolbox is the iPhone and iPad app for the modern professional farrier.
Mustad Farriers Toolbox has been built with the collaboration of top professional farriers from the four corners of the world: you can count on its functions in your daily job to be more effective and find solutions at your fingertip.
With Mustad Farriers Toolbox you will be able to:
- calculate you...Read more
Another Victory for the swedish, another victory for Mustad LiBero
Patrik Kittel and his 11-year old gelding, Toy Story, won the third leg of the Western European League World Cup Dressage 2011/2012 series held yesterday in Stockholm, Sweden.
Kittel currently owns 13 Grand Prix-level h...Read more
Great events and a lot of Mustad at the XVI edition of the PanAmerican Games
Guadalajara (Jalisco, Mexico) was the host of the XVI edition of the PanAmerican Games 2011. During 17 days (14th-30th October) over six thousand athletes from 42 countries of the continent competed in 36 disciplines for a total of 361 sporting events.
22 countries took part into the equestrian games in 3 disciplines (Dressage, Eventing, Jumping): Argentina, Barbados, Bermudas, Brazil, Canada, Islas Caiman, Chile Colombia, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, Ecuador ,Guatemala...Read more
Introducing, for a short time only, the Limited Edition Heller Stainless Steel Rasp.
Encased within a leather sleeve, the new Heller Stainless Steel rasp has been designed to give you maximum flexibility and durability. It is specifically conceived for a variety of medical applications, such as horse surgery and other hoof illnesses treatments.
Mustad Team wins at the Calgary Stampede WCBC
Calgary, Alberta (Canada) - Last saturday, July 9th, a team of european top farriers sponsored by Mustad and including the likes of David Varini, Grant Moon (6-times World Champion at the Stampede Blacks...Read more
FALSTERBO, Sweden: Patrik Kittel and Watermill Scandic H.B.C. posted their personal best score Saturday to win the World Dressage Masters Grand Prix Freestyle before an adoring home side crowd of 3,500.
Patrik and the 12-year-old KWPN stallion that competed at the 2010 World Equestrian Games, two World Cup Finals and the 2009 European Championships, scored 82.775 per cent to eclipse their previous best of 81.17 per cent just two months ago at the CDI5* in Munich, Germany.
Mustad LiBero shoes have been recently introduced to the Europ...Read more
Mustad is proud to introduce the new SWIFT racing nail.
Developed through a close collaboration with farriers specialized in racing disciplines, Swift meets the specific needs currently expressed by racing professionals.
An extra slim shank, especially appropriate for thin hoof walls. This generate less damage to the hoof wall, in a segment where hooves are exposed to a higher shoeing frequency
Since its introduction, the Equi-Librium horseshoe has become the premier choice for top sport horses, and for anyone who wishes to enhance performance and reduce the risk of injuries.
Now Mustad is proud to unveil the Equi-Librium Aluminum—equal in performance with signicantlyless weight. When a fraction of a second can make the difference between winning and losing, the Equi-Librium Aluminum provides a distinct advantage. Equi-Librium Aluminum shoes are 65% lighter than steel shoes, but their design makes them hold up as well as steel.
A ...Read more
The new Mustad LIBERO is a 3/4 fulleredall-round horseshoe based on feedback received on our very successful LB range.
We like to think of it as an upgrade on our base range, making it suitable for most leisure and sport purposes with a wide variety of sizes and sections. It has been designed thanks to the collaboration of an extended farriers team, formed by eminent spe...Read more
A shoe for peak performance.
Introducing the all new St. Croix Advantage Steel.
The design of the St. Croix Advantage builds on years of experience and a market study made with farriers. Not only does this shoe offer unique features for versatility of movement, but also gives farriers a clear advantage - as they stated after testing:
“Perfect shape ! Great fit out-of-the-box!”
“Very easy nailing and great nail fit !”
“Easy to modify!”