The 13th annual International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati had another year of record-breaking attendance, drawing hoof-care professionals from around the world. With the dates set for the 2017 Summit, we are pleased to share our first round of speakers lined up for next year's event.

  • Mike Wildenstein is one of only three people in the world to have passed the distinguished Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers examination in the United Kingdom with an "Honors" designation, and only one of four farriers in the United States to have passed the Fellowship exam.
  • Dr. Jennifer Hagen is a professor and researcher at Leipzig University's Institute of Veterinary Anatomy.
  • Simon Curtis is a practicing farrier and worldwide lecturer with 40 years of hoof-care experience. He has demonstrated farriery on six continents and published three text books.
  • Dave Farley is a practicing farrier and past resident farrier at the Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio. Over the course of his extensive career, he has been a clinician and educator, giving clinics and seminars throughout North America, Canada and Europe.

The 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit will be taking place in Cincinnati, Ohio, from January 24-27, 2017. Stay tuned for more speaker and conference updates in the coming months, and be sure to save your seat by registering today.