Blacksmith, Drummond, WI

Member Profile
Category: Blacksmith

Royden Bloom CJF APF-I (Member # 11-0004)
Bloom Forge
Drummond, WI 54832

Phone: 715-413-1879

Fax: 715-739-6331

bloomfrg@cheqnet.net


Year Started as a Farrier/Veterinarian:


Disciplines/Breeds:
General/Pleasure
Hunter/Jumper

Education / Experience:


Social / Volunteer Organizations:
Roy Bloom started his journey in 1971 working for Rick Kreis. Rick encouraged Roy to go to North Texas Horseshoeing Institute. He did, and graduated in May of 1973. Roy found the AFA in 1984. He completed his basic Certification in 1985 and Journeyman Certification in 1986. In 1989, Roy was the alternate on the American Farriers Team. In 1990, Roy had a position on the Gold team and the Silver team in 2001. Earning a position on the team changed everything for Roy and since then he has done clinics and classes in 40 states and 4 Canadian provinces. Roy was awarded the Outstanding Educator in 2001 by the AFA. Roy has both judged and presented for the AFA convention several times. Roy has judged competitions nationally and internationally including the WCB Horseshoeing Classic, the Australian Nationals, and the World Champion Blacksmith Competition at the worlds fair in Calgary, Alberta. Roy was inducted into the Horseshoeing Hall of Fame in 2001. He served as the Team Coordinator from 2009-2002 for the AFA Farriers Team. His journey has produced a great many articles for numerous trade magazines and along with Dave Farley has produced a number of instructional videos. Through many years as a farrier, Roy has perfected his forging skills and is recognized throughout the industry for his blacksmithing, tool production and great attention to detail. Roy is a founding member and served as the 2012 - 2018 Treasurer for the American, Canadian & International Associations of Professional Farriers.
Continuing Education Credits:
2021: 38.25 CE Credits;  2020: 65.75 CE Credits;  2019: 110.5 CE Credits;  2018: 72 CE Credits;  2017: 100.5 CE Credits;  2016: 142 CE Credits;  2015: 162 CE Credits;  2014: 82 CE Credits;  2013: 74 CE Credits;  2012: 89 CE Credits; 
Continuing Education Events:
03/01/2021 - 18th Annual International Hoof-Care Virtual Summit - March 2021: "Better Footcare Basics" (17.25 CE) - 17.25 credits
02/01/2021 - 18th Annual International Hoof-Care Virtual Summit - February 2021: "Therapeutic Shoeing" (21 CE) - 21 credits
08/20/2020 - Mentoring Relationships - With Joe Proby AF-I - 12 credits
03/16/2020 - Mullins Farrier Podcast with Roy Bloom CJF APF-I (1.75 CE) - CLINICIAN - 1.75 credits
03/09/2020 - AFA 49th Annual Convention, Chattanooga, TN (24 CE) - 24 credits
01/21/2020 - 17th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
01/01/2020 - AAPF Webinar: "Building a Fuller" (1 CE) - CLINICIAN - 1 credits
10/11/2019 - Alabama Professional Farriers Association Clinic with Roy Bloom CJF APF-I, Fairhope, AL (14 CE) - CLINICIAN - 14 credits
10/05/2019 - Amsterdam Farrier Supply Clinic, New Holland, PA (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
07/05/2019 - Mentoring Relationships - With Mike Diehl AF and Terry Holst CJF APF - 12 credits
03/22/2019 - Duggan Farrier Supply 42nd Annual Clinic, Ramsey, MN (13 CE) - 7 credits
03/04/2019 - AFA 48th Annual Convention, Tulsa, OK (24 CE) - 24 credits
02/09/2019 - Mentoring Relationships - With Caleb Bergeleen CF APF-I - 1.5 credits
02/09/2019 - Visby Farrier Supplies Annual Clinic, Wellington, FL (6 CE) - CLINICIAN - 6 credits
02/08/2019 - Mentoring Relationships - With Dave Farley CF APF-I - 4 credits
02/07/2019 - Mentoring Relationships - With Dave Farley CF APF-I - 4 credits
01/22/2019 - 16th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
01/21/2019 - Mentoring Relationships - With Laura Gillespie CJF APF and Dave Farley CF APF-I - 4 credits
06/27/2018 - Artist-Blacksmiths Association of North America (ABANA) Conference, Doswell, VA (32 CE) - CLINICIAN - 32 credits
03/24/2018 - 26th Annual NC Tool Open House & Clinic, Greensboro, NC (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
03/16/2018 - Ken Davis & Sons Clinic & Open House, Richwood, OH (9 CE) - CLINICIAN - 9 credits
02/26/2018 - AFA 47th Annual Convention, Reno, NV (24 CE) - 24 credits
09/30/2017 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Breeders Farrier Supply, Lexington, KY (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
04/28/2017 - West Virginia Farriers Association Annual Clinic & Contest, Glenville, WV (6 CE) - CLINICIAN - 6 credits
04/21/2017 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Madison, WI (22 CE) - 22 credits
03/31/2017 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Well-Shod Farrier Supply, Amarillo, TX (14 CE) - CLINICIAN - 14 credits
03/06/2017 - AFA 46th Annual Convention, Arlington, TX (24.5 CE) - 24.5 credits
01/24/2017 - 14th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
11/18/2016 - The Horseshoe Barn Annual Fall Clinic, Sacramento, CA (12 CE) - CLINICIAN - 12 credits
11/02/2016 - IAPF Foundation Credential (24 CE) - 24 credits
10/01/2016 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Centaur Forge, Burlington, WI (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
09/17/2016 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Spanish Lake Blacksmith Shop, Foristell, MO (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
04/22/2016 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Meader Supply, Rochester, NH (12 CE) - CLINICIAN - 12 credits
04/14/2016 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Madison, WI (30 CE) - 30 credits
03/17/2016 - Texas Professional Farriers Assoc March Clinic, Midland, TX (23 CE) - CLINICIAN - 23 credits
02/02/2016 - 13th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
11/07/2015 - SWOFA Tool Maintenance Clinic, Richmond, IN (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
10/02/2015 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Doswell, VA (24 CE) - CLINICIAN/JUDGE - 24 credits
09/18/2015 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Life Data Labs, Cherokee, AL (9 CE) - CLINICIAN - 9 credits
08/13/2015 - Esco Buff's Annual Summer Summit, Webster, NY (27 CE) - CLINICIAN - 9 credits
04/30/2015 - 2015 Meredith Manor Spring Farrier Clinic, Waverly, WV (22 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
04/16/2015 - Monetta Farrier 20th Annual Spring Fling, Ridge Spring, SC (19 CE) - CLINICIAN - 19 credits
03/20/2015 - AAPF/CAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Duggan Farrier Supplies, Ramsey, MN (12 CE) - CLINICIAN - 12 credits
03/07/2015 - Palm Beach Farrier Supply Breakfast Bar/Clinic, Wellington, FL (1 CE) - CLINICIAN - 1 credits
02/24/2015 - AFA 44th Annual Convention, Overland Park, KS (24 CE) - CLINICIAN - 24 credits
02/03/2015 - 12th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
01/08/2015 - 46th Michigan Horseshoers Contest & Clinic, East Lansing, MI (23 CE) - CLINICIAN - 23 credits
11/12/2014 - Mentoring Relationships - With Luke Farmer APF - 2 credits
11/08/2014 - 2014 Cornell Farrier Conference, Ithaca, NY (12 CE) - CLINICIAN - 12 credits
10/27/2014 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Yoder Blacksmith Supplies, Fredericksburg, OH (5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 5 credits
05/31/2014 - AAPF/CAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Marechalerie Bromont, Bromont, QC (6 CE) - CLINICIAN - 6 credits
04/29/2014 - AFJ Online Classroom: "Mistakes to Avoid When Using Hoof Boots" (1 CE) - 1 credits
04/10/2014 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Madison, WI (24 CE) - 24 credits
03/15/2014 - Spring Lunch N Learn, Taycheedah, WI (3 CE) - CLINICIAN - 3 credits
03/01/2014 - Palm Beach Farrier Supply Breakfast Bar/Clinic, Wellington, FL (2 CE) - CLINICIAN - 2 credits
01/28/2014 - 11th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - 27 credits
11/16/2013 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic, Sacramento, CA (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
11/15/2013 - The Horseshoe Barn Annual Clinic, Sacramento, CA (6 CE) - 6 credits
10/27/2013 - Well-Shod Annual Fall Clinic, Amarillo, TX (6 CE) - CLINICIAN - 6 credits
10/05/2013 - Amsterdam Farrier Supply Clinic, New Holland, PA (8 CE) - CLINICIAN - 8 credits
04/19/2013 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Madison, WI (23 CE) - 23 credits
01/29/2013 - 10th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (24 CE) - 24 credits
11/16/2012 - Vermont Farriers Association Annual Clinic, Ira, VT (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
11/03/2012 - AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Nature Farms, Norman, OK (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
10/29/2012 - Yoder Blacksmith Supplies Annual Clinic, Fredericksburg, OH (7 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7 credits
04/20/2012 - World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Madison, WI (22 CE) - 22 credits
04/07/2012 - 2012 Centaur Forge Annual Spring Clinic, Burlington, WI (5 CE) - 5 credits
04/01/2012 - Ontrack Extreme Education Clinic, Lake Elmo, MN (4 CE) - 4 credits
03/16/2012 - 35th Annual Duggan Farrier Supply Spring Clinic, Ramsey, MN (4 CE) - 4 credits
02/01/2012 - 9th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (24 CE) - 24 credits
01/09/2012 - 43rd Michigan Horseshoers Contest & Clinic, East Lansing, MI (9 CE) - 9 credits

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