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Farriers work hard year-round to provide quality hoof care for horses worldwide. Although we hope appreciation is shown all year long, each year we set aside a week dedicated to honoring your work. The 18th annual National Farriers Week, sponsored by American Farriers Journal, will take place from July 10-16, 2016.
Download and personalize a 2016 National Farriers Week Certificate for farriers at: americanfarriers.com/2016NFW
Once again we will be releasing the “Farriers Spotlight,” an online compilation of farrier tributes submitted to us from across the industry. From now until July 1, you can encourage horse owners, grooms, trainers, etc., to submit pictures and videos of their farrier working with horses, and share why they appreciate their farrier. If you are a farrier making a difference in the industry, tell us about a mentor who has been meaningful in your career. You can also share a unique story of how you helped improve a horse’s life. To see past Farriers Spotlights, visit americanfarriers.com/spotlight.
We also will be accepting video submissions. Share a brief video telling us about a farrier or mentor who has made a difference in your career, or share your own career with us. We will be featuring your stories, and the stories others share with us, during National Farriers Week on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and AmericanFarriers.com.
Great or small, we want to hear everything farriers are doing to support the industry. You can submit your photos, videos and…
Michelle Drewek is the Digital Media Manager for American Farriers Journal. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communications, she joined the Lessiter Media team as an editorial intern in Spring 2011 before joining the staff full-time at the start of the new year.