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How Can Farriers Protect Their Interests?

American Veterinary Medical Association’s proposed elimination of farrier exemption underscores industry’s call to action
Farriers belong to an industry with a healthy contribution to the United States economy. The entire equine industry generates about $122 billion in total economic impact, according to the American Horse Council (AHC) Foundation’s 2017 Economic Impact Study of the U.S. Horse Industry, which was released in late February. It’s responsible for 1.74 million jobs and $79 billion in total salaries, wages and benefits.
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Shop Talk: September/October 2017

AAPF/IAPF Announces Frank Gravlee Scholarship The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) announced a scholarship for two veterinary students or recent graduates to attend the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit.
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AAPF/IAPF Launches Credentialing Program

Renewable, stackable process aims to educate farriers, vets and horse owners
Since its inception, the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) Board of Directors identified the need for a program that recognizes the knowledge, education and skills of its members. Four years later, that need was met with the launch of its farrier credential program.
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Essential Education For Hoof-Care Professionals

The latest clinic from a farrier group provides information helpful for both the mechanics and business of farriery

Nearly 120 attendees gathered May 31 in Bromont, Quebec, for the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF)/Canadian Association of Professional Farriers (CAPF) biannual Hoofcare Essentials Clinic. Held at the Maréchalerie Bromont supply shop, the day featured footcare lectures, presented in English and translated into French.


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Private Farrier Schools Form Separate Organizations

Pending survey and criticism by the American Farrier’s Association prompt school owners to band together to defend their programs, standardize a basic curriculum and add a continuing education component

Facing an examination of their educational programs by the American Farrier’s Association and stung by criticism in an AFA task force report on farrier education, the majority of private farrier school owners in the United States have banded together in a new group called the American Farriers Education Council.


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AAPF Clinic

10/7/17
Tennessee Farrier Supply
Cumberland Furnace, TN
United States
Contact: Bryan Quinsey
Tennessee Farrier Supply is hosting an AAPF clinic in Cumberland Furnace, Tenn.  Read More

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