Whether you're a farrier, a horseman, or just interested in learning something about one of the horse world's oldest trades, a visit to the National Museum of Horse Shoeing Toolsgives an entertaining look at the tools, life and products in the horse shoers' world.
Begun as a private collection, the Museum features one-of-a-kind items and memorabilia that has been gathered over many years. Now, in one place is an unprecedented and never-before-seen collection that contains both the conventional and the unusual - the contemporary and the obsolete.
Plus, the museum features an extensive collection of the horse shoer in art. Visit the National Museum of Horse Shoeing tools and be delighted and amazed as you view the heritage and the history of the trade itself.Plus, tour the museum's Hall of Honor to learn about the luminaries in this fascinating field - the companies and manufacturers that have created products for the horse shoeing industry.
Very active in the equine industry, as well, Lee and Alma Liles started Carrousel Farms in 1985 in Tennessee, and the horse operation has garnered world and national titles. Carrousel Farms was relocated to Sulphur in 1998 and is the location of the National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools and Hall of Honor.
In 2018, Lee passed away and efforts began to preserve and relocate his historic collection. With support from the equine and farrier communities, the collection was relocated to Stockyards City, Oklahoma.