What is the Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

The Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom is American Farriers Journal’s first online event focused on hunters and jumpers. This free-to-attend online educational event will feature a series of on-demand video presentations you can watch online on your own schedule at any time and from anywhere, during April 24-26, 2020. You’ll gain practical information about shoeing for different surfaces, managing common pathologies of hunters/jumpers, competition judging and how it relates back to farriery, and advice from leading professionals in the hunter/jumper field.

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Who should attend the Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

The Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom sessions are ideal for early to mid-career farriers who want to learn more about hoof-care considerations for these specialized disciplines from the industry experts who know them best.

You should attend the Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom if you…

  • Are looking to better serve the hunters/jumpers on your books.
  • Want to learn more about how to best align your shoeing practices with hunter/jumper competition objectives. 
  • Are interested and passionate about preventing and managing the common pathologies associated with hunters/jumpers.
  • Would like to have a better understanding of the role climate and ground surface play in shoeing and how to accommodate for these variables.

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Does it cost anything to attend the Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

There are two options to attend: 1) FREE ACCESS requires no signup fee and gives you on-demand video access to 8 thought-provoking hunter/jumper sessions for 3 days only, April 24-26. 2) VIP ACCESS requires a $49 signup fee and gives you unlimited access to all 8 thought-provoking hunter/jumper sessions, plus access to 8 educational presentations from the 2019 Farrier Business Success Academy. You'll also get extended access to presentations for 12 months beginning on the date of your registration.

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What else is included with my Registration?See more

With Free Access, you’ll receive…

  • 3 Day Access
  • 8 Thought-Provoking Hunter/Jumper Session Presentations
  • Virtual Attendee Bag

With the VIP ACCESS, you’ll receive…

  • 12-Month Access
  • 8 Thought-Provoking Hunter/Jumper Session Presentations
  • 8 Educational Presentations from the 2019 Farrier Business Success Academy
  • Virtual Attendee Bag
  • 3 Free Educational Footcare Special Reports
  • $40.00 Discount on 2021 International Hoof-Care Summit Registration. (A discount code will be emailed to VIP attendees after the Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom ends.

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How do I register?See more

You can register by completing either the FREE ACCESS or VIP ACCESS registration forms found at the bottom of the event page found here.

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I already signed up as a FREE ACCESS attendee, but I now want to upgrade to VIP ACCESS. How do I do that?See more

If you have previously signed up as a FREE ACCESS attendee and now wish to upgrade your registration to VIP ACCESS so you can continue accessing the video content for 12 months, plus receive access to additional presentation content and attendee benefits, please submit the VIP ACCESS registration form and payment at the bottom of the webpage found here.

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I upgraded to VIP How do I access the VIP-only presentations?See more

To access the presentations available to VIP ACCESS attendees-only, you must first have a free website user account on americanfarriers.com

Follow these steps to log in to your free website user account, or to create a free website user account if you do not already have one:

Step 1: Go found here and login with the email address and password you used to set up your website user account.

  1. If you successfully login, then ignore the remaining steps and enjoy viewing your VIP content for 12 months.
  2. If Step #1 didn't work for you (For instance, you received an "unable to locate you" error message), continue to Step #2.

Step 2: Check if we have your email address in the system. Go here and enter your email address and last name.

  1. If you again receive an "unable to locate you" error message, then you must register a login username to create a free website user account. Go here and create a free website user account.
  2. If you can see your user account details, then you need to reset your password. Go here and enter your email address to request the password reset link and verification code.

Please Note: If you purchased your VIP upgrade DURING the event, you may have to log out of your account and log back in.

If you experience other errors not outlined above, or if you have any questions please contact Customer Care by emailing afjcare@americanfarriers.com or calling (262) 432-0388.

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Which educational Footcare Special Reports are included with the VIP Upgrade and how do I access them?See more

When you upgrade to VIP access, you'll receive 3 of the top-selling Footcare Special Reports from the editors of American Farriers Journal. These complementary reports include...

  1. "Hoof Care for the Performance Horse" — This 62-page report is jam packed with valuable information you need to know when it comes to hoof care for performance horses. Broken down into nine “chapters," you’ll learn essential tips, tricks and techniques to use when dealing with Sport Horses, Western Performance Horses, Rodeo Horses, Long-Footed Gaited Horses, Pas Finos, Peruvian Paso Finos, Endurance Horses and even a bit of history. Filled with colorful, in-action photos, this must-have report outlines how to trim and shoe a horse depending on the event, the best equipment to use, special tools and skills necessary to be successful, challenges you may encounter and so much more! This is a great report to have on hand when you’re looking for that extra something that will take your horse to the next competitive level.
  2. "Red Flags For Farriers" — As a farrier, you are one of the most trusted sources of information for horse owners. And for those clients wise enough to keep their horses on a regular schedule, you are seeing your clients with greater frequency than most other equine professionals. Because of this frequency and your expertise, you are the first line of defense for issues associated with the foot. This incredibly detailed 62-page report features detailed information on a variety of areas that hoof-care professionals have reported as impediments to the success of their business, challenges in their everyday hoof-care work and threats to the health of their horses’ feet. From posture problems to recognizing when to fire a client, this report will provide you with tips and advice to get your hands around minor issues early, before they escalate into major ones.
  3. “Hall Of Fame Farrier Tips” – This 52-page report features a collection of practical advice from several members of the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame.  Each was interviewed on various subjects they thought every farrier should know. These tips are all diverse – some hyper-focused on technique, others very generalized. Some are specific to the mechanics required to be under a horse, while others offer practical business advice.

Once you upgrade to VIP ACCESS, you'll gain access to your free reports in your confirmation email!

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How will I access the presentations?See more

Since this is an online event, you will be able to access the sessions from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. When you registered for the event, you should have received a confirmation email with a link that you will visit when the event begins at 8 a.m. on April 24. We’ll also send you an email at 8 a.m. on April 24 with a link to access the Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom presentations. The event ends at 6 p.m. CDT on April 26, at which time you will no longer be able to access the presentation videos unless you have purchased VIP ACCESS. If you upgraded to the VIP Access, your access to the content will continue through April 26, 2021.

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I upgraded to a 12-month VIP membership. How will I continue to access the presentations for 12-months following the date that I first registered?See more

After the event has concluded on April 26, as a VIP attendee you can still access the presentations for 12 months following the date of your initial registration. To continue to view the presentations after the event has concluded, you will return to the conference website link that is emailed to you upon registration. Please bookmark this link for future reference.

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Who do I contact if I have technical issues watching the Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

If you have any questions, or issues viewing a session(s) or accessing the Virtual Attendee Gift Bag materials during April 24-26, please call us at (262) 432-0388, or (866) 839-8455, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to speak with a customer service representative. For customer service inquiries outside of business hours, please email us at fbsa-help@americanfarriers.com

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Who should I contact to learn about sponsorship opportunities for the Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

To learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeremy McGovern at (262) 777-2410 or jmcgovern@lessitermedia.com

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Will there be opportunities for Q&A with the presenters?See more

To enhance the interactive nature of this event, you may submit your questions or comments by using the commenting tool located below each presentation video. Your questions will be responded to by either the session presenter or an American Farriers Journal editor in the days following the event. You may also email your questions to us directly at info@americanfarriers.com

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Can I receive continuing education credits for attending the Hunter/Jumper Performance Horse Hoof-Care Classroom?See more

Absolutely. Each session that you watch in its entirety is eligible for .75 hours of continuing education credits through the American Association of Professional Farriers and International Association of Professional Farriers. To receive your continuing education credits, simply fill out and submit the AAPF/IAPF online form once the event is finished.

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