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Continuing Your Farrier Education

The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) has introduced a new level of credential deemed “Discipline or Stackable Credentialing.” The first discipline credential has been identified as hunters and jumpers by the Board of Directors.
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6 Critical Areas To Learn Before Leaving School

I have taught horseshoeing for 40 years to more students than anybody else ever has. Most of my graduates went on to shoe horses professionally and made a living for themselves and their families. There are a number of ideas and philosophies about what’s important when learning about horseshoeing. The following are my ideas of what you should learn at shoeing school.
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Changes Come To AFA Certification Process

American Farrier’s Association to require examiners and testers to re-certify every 2 years
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” Following this insight from the late entrepreneur and motivational speaker Jim Rohn, the American Farrier’s Association (AFA) Board of Directors has taken measures toward making sure the word “consistent” will be often associated with AFA certification.
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Marketing Your Practice Made Easy

Incorporate intangibles into your everyday work to boost clientele
Attracting clients can be difficult for any service-oriented business. Plying your trade in a relatively small niche market, such as equine hoof care, can make those challenges even greater — especially when you’re launching a new practice or starting over in a new area.
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Pete Ramey Hoof Rehabilitation Clinic

Contact: Kathryn Ramey
The American Association of Professional Farriers is hosting a hoof rehabilitation clinic with Pete Ramey in Bryon Bay, Australia. Read More

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