National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools & Hall of Honor
Explore what it takes to be a craftsman of one of the horse world's oldest trades at the National Museum of Horse Shoeing Tools & Hall of Honor. This entertaining and unique stop in Sulphur is both educational and impressive. What began as a private collection for a world class farrier is now an assortment of Western and equestrian history and one of the most extensive collections of its kind.
During a tour of the museum and hall, you'll see everything from tools used for techniques from the past to modern machinery. This history of horse shoeing is long and varied. The craft requires blacksmithing skills and tools, which you can see in the museum. There are displays of different types of horse shoes as well as memorabilia from the heritage of the trade.
The Hall of Honor recognizes the most influential people in the field as well as companies and manufacturers who have had a significant impact on the industry. You'll also be astonished by the size and architecture of the Faithful Anvil that serves an an entrance to the museum. A 24-foot cross adorned with 18 anvils, it stands as a monument to the blacksmiths and farriers of America.