The American Farrier’s Association held its 49th annual convention in Chattanooga, Tenn. Farriers gathered to compete at the 2020 National Forging and Horseshoeing Competition, attend educational programs and visit the Farrier Industry Association (FIA) Marketplace. Music City Horseshoers Association was the host chapter of this year’s event.
Marblehead, Ohio, farrier and veterinarian Adam Pendleton made history during the 2020 American Farrier’s Association Convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., when he became the first veterinarian to ribbon in the National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition.
Mustad Hoofcare Center has announced the six recipients of its scholarship essay contest for farrier students. Recipients were given a $750 scholarship to help offset the costs of their farrier education.
With the Sandia Mountains looming overhead, members of the American Farrier’s Association gathered along the banks of the Rio Grande River in Albuquerque, N.M., for their annual convention from Feb. 27 to March 3.
DURING THE American Farrier’s Association annual convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., in late February, members re-elected Bob Earle of Chino Valley, Ariz., as vice president and Walt Taylor of Albuquerque, N.M., as treasurer.
Dedicating a portion of the American Farrier’s Association convention to horse owners was apparently a good move, as record-breaking numbers attended the event in Chattanooga, Tenn., during late February.
In this episode, Arizona farrier Eric Billingsley shows the 4-Star gooseneck trailer and truck he relies on to navigate the hilly, desert country he calls home. He purchased and designed that trailer about 20 years ago and it continues to provide Billingsley and his apprentices with business efficiency and peace of mind.
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