Martinsville, Illinois: World's Largest Horseshoe

Certified by Guinness World Records in 2013, then beaten by a slightly larger rival in Kentucky in 2015. It's still the World's Heaviest Horseshoe.

Martinsville Agricultural Fairgrounds

Address:
620 S. York St., Martinsville, IL
Directions:
Co Hwy 5, north side at entrance to fairgrounds.
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World's Largest Horseshoe

The world's largest horseshoe stands at the entrance to the Martinsville fairgrounds.

[Jackie Edington, 07/09/2014]

The claim to fame as world's largest became official in 2013, when this 1,144-pound cast iron horseshoe was verified by Guinness World Records. Then in 2015 it was surpassed by a slightly larger horseshoe in Kentucky that weighed half as much.

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