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Calgary Stampede - results from the World Championship Blacksmith's Competition

2011-07-14

Calgary Stampede - results from the World Championship Blacksmith's Competition


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 Blacksmith Championship), Billy Crothers (5 World Champion titles) and Paul Robinson (World Champion in Calgary in 2008), won the 4-men Team Championship during the World Championship Blacksmiths' Competition held at the Calgary Stampede (all 4 pictured above, left to right, while Paul Robinson hits the anvil). The Calgary Stampede, the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, attracts every year an average of 100.000 people/day across a 10-day program full of events, demonstrations and shows where horses are at the epicenter of all activities.
After a full round of forging and shoeing classes started 3 days earlier, the WCBC was conquered for the third time in a row by Steven Beane, from Yorkshire, England.
 
A comprehensive video report about the finals' day will follow soon. Check us out on our video channel. In the meantime, click here to watch the competitors' presentation