Located in Smoky Lake, AB. James Staveley is certified AFA CF, and BWFA Certified Journeyman 1 and has been working professionally with horses for 15 years, and as a full time farrier for 13. He has experience with most disciples from combined driving, to working cow horses, to draft breeds, to fox hunters and everything in between. In 2009 and 2010 Bow Valley Forge was a part of the World Equestrian Games and provided services to the competitors starting with the qualifying events, through set-up, the games, and tear down. James provides full service hoofcare addressing overall hoof health, weight balance, and movement issues and he has a broad network of vets and farriers across the country to help with particularly complicated cases. His background as a professional horseman has taught him to be gentle with old and sore horses, patient with young ones, and kind to all of them. James will work to keep your horse sound and healthy whether they are FEI caliber competitors, pleasure, or companion horses while at the same time working within a clients financial means.
AFA Certified Farrier All Breeds & Disciplines All Soundness Needs Available For Speaking Events Barrel Horses Basic Shoeing Clips Cold Shoeing Consultations Corrective & Lameness Shoeing Custom Blacksmithing Custom Shoeing Draft Horses Drafts Dressage Horses Drill Tec Endurance Eventers Farrier Foals & Young Horses Expertise Founder Treatment Gaited Horses General Farrier Work Gentle Gentle With The Old Patient With The Young. Glue On Shoes Good With Horses Handmade Shoes Hoof Pads Hoof Reconstruction Hoof Resection Hoof Trimming Hot Shoeing Hunter Jumpers Hunters I Show Up On Time Or I Will Make A Call If Your Horse Has A Hoof Crack Jumpers Laminitis Treatment Mules Navicular Expertise Outstanding Quality Performance Horse Shoeing Pleasure Trail Horses As Well As Competitive Trail & Endurance Providing Soundness In Horses Punctual And Honest Quarter Cracks Regular Shoes And Trims Reining & Ranch Horses Rope Horses Therapeutic Shoeing Trimming Very Dependable Western Pleasure