Photos from 2011 Massachusetts Equine Affaire

[caption id="attachment_9203" align="aligncenter" width="449" caption="Greeting the horses is part of the fun at Equine Affaire/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Start with a trade show spread over four buildings at a state fair complex. Add in multiple tracks of educational seminars. Mix in a lot of shopping and bargain hunting. Then add a barn full of different breeds ...

Blacksmith Competition at Equine Affaire

[caption id="attachment_5456" align="alignleft" width="350" caption="World Championship Blacksmith Competition/Massachusetts Equine Affaire/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Outside under a big yellow tent at the Massachusetts Equine Affaire trade show was a World Championship Blacksmiths competition. Farriers from all over the US competed. The rules and whatnot are explained in the video below. Generally, everyone competing has an hour to make ...