Calendar of Events - American Association of Professional Farriers

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APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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07/20/184:30pm to 8:00pmAdam Wynbrandt APF-I


Clinicians:
  • Robert Barnes
  • Pete Healey APF-I
  • Troy Herthel DVM
  • Mark Herthel
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APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
 

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07/21/187:00am to 4:00pmRobert Barnes


Clinician/Judge:
  • Chris Gregory CJF FWCF of Lamar, Missouri
  • Cody Gregory CJF AWCF of Lamar, Missouri

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07/26/18
-07/28/18
 Ryan Maxon CJF APF


Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
Topic:
  • Introduction to Farriery - including schooling, education, what it is, and what it is not
APPROVED FOR 2 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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07/27/189:30am to 11:30amEsco Buff PhD APF-I CF


Clinician:
  • Ric Redden DVM
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APPROVED FOR 35 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 

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07/30/18
-08/03/18
8:00am to 5:00pmRic Redden DVM


Clinicians:
  • David Farley CF APF-I (Farrier) of Coshocton, Ohio & Loxahatchee, Florida, USA
  • Catherine Carney (Lawyer) of New South Wales, Australia
  • Dr. Caroline Foote (Equine Nutritionist) of New South Wales, Australia
  • Brian Hampson (Farrier) of Queensland, Australia
  • Mike Hayward APF-I (Farrier) of Morgan Hill, California, USA
  • Sarah Kuyken (Equine Podiatrist & Researcher) of Victoria, Australia
  • Ngareta Linehan (Business Coach & Accountant) of Shanghai, China
  • Kelvin Lymer (Farrier) of United Kingdom
  • Rob Pinkney (Farrier) of New Zealand
  • Dr. Rachel Salz (Vet) of New South Wales, Australia
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APPROVED FOR 16 AAPF/IAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Thursday - 3 CE Credits; Friday & Saturday - 6.5 CE Credits each Day)

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08/02/18
-08/04/18
 Courtney & Erin Stevens APF


Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
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APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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08/04/188:00am to 5:00pmGabe Middleton DVM


Clinicians:
  • Dr. Mark Caldwell
  • Neil Madden
Host and Sponsor:
  • Allegheny Equine
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Saturday - 7.5 CE; Sunday - 6.5 CE)

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08/04/18
-08/05/18
9:00am to 5:00pmSara Wollaston-Hayden CF APF


This is a monthly event beginning at 6PM on the first Tuesday. Farriers are encouraged to nominate "difficult" shoeing cases prior to the event. Two chosen horses are brought in, videoed, radiographed and blocked by an Oakhurst veterinarian. The cases are discussed in a classroom setting among all the farriers and a plan is made. The horses are then re-shod to the plans specifications by the nominating shoer.

Veterinarians:
  • Sylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP
  • Jack Root DVM
APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREIDTS
 

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08/07/186:00pm to 9:00pmSylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP (Equine)


Clinicians:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
  • Ken Best APF of Lockport, New York
  • Kris Kibbey, Vettec
Schedule:APPROVED FOR 20 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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08/09/18
-08/11/18
 Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF


This course is designed to give beginner, novice & professional farriers & trimmers detailed hands-on training needed for maintaining barefoot horses. We will focus on recognizing foot types & their needs, how to deal with distortions, and how to trimming feet in a safe & effective manner. This is an excellent opportunity to fine tune your skills and improve the proficiency & quality of your work.   This course qualifies as a Pre-Certification course.

*This course qualifies as a Pre-Certification Course that will offer a great opportunity to prepare yourself for the barefoot trimming Certification Exams.
 

APPROVED FOR 21 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS


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08/23/18
-08/25/18
9:00am to 5:00pmCody Ovnicek


Clinician/Judge:
  • Austin Edens CJF of Dripping Springs, Texas
APPROVED FOR 24 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/01/18
-09/03/18
 Craig Trnka CJF APF


Clinician:
  • R. F. (Ric) Redden DVM
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APPROVED FOR 35 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/03/18
-09/07/18
8:00am to 5:00pmRic Redden DVM


This is a monthly event beginning at 6PM on the first Tuesday. Farriers are encouraged to nominate "difficult" shoeing cases prior to the event. Two chosen horses are brought in, videoed, radiographed and blocked by an Oakhurst veterinarian. The cases are discussed in a classroom setting among all the farriers and a plan is made. The horses are then re-shod to the plans specifications by the nominating shoer.

Veterinarians:
  • Sylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP
  • Jack Root DVM
APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREIDTS
 

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09/04/186:00pm to 9:00pmSylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP (Equine)


The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) are pleased to announce an agreement to provide emergency farrier services for the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 (WEG) at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C.

To be considered as a farrier for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, please
complete an application by CLICKING HERE.

AAPF/IAPF VOLUNTEER CHAIRMEN: (Contact either Dave or James with questions)

- Dave Farley CF APF-I - 561-310-1549 or farleydave54@gmail.com

- James Gilchrist APF - 561-308-0346 or gilchristfarrier@aol.com

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09/11/18
-09/23/18
 Dave Farley CF APF-I


Clinician:
  • Bobby Menker CJF APF of Lexington, Kentucky
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APPROVED FOR 6 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/15/188:30am to 4:30pmBob Schantz CJF APF


Clinician/Judge:
  • Jonathon Nunn FWCF
Clinician/Judge Sponsor:
  • Werkman Horseshoes
APPLYING FOR AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/20/18
-09/22/18
 Paul Miller CF APF


Podiatry Clinicians:
  • Dr. Greg Staller
  • Dr. Ric Redden
  • Joao Neto APF
  • Stefan Wehrli
Podiatry Wet Lab Clinicians:
  • Dr. Ric Redden
  • Stefan Wherli
  • Chris Penola APF
  • Dr. Greg Staller
  • Joao Neto APF
  • Dr. Britt Conklin
  • Adam Wynbrandt APF-I
  • Cathy Lesperance APF-I
Locations:
  • Wednesday - Holiday Inn, 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Thursday & Friday - Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Saturday (Wet Labs) - Saratoga Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St, Ballston Spa, NY
APPROVED FOR 25 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/26/18
-09/29/18
 Dave Dawson APF


E.L.P.O. Forging & Farrier Skills Course -This course is designed to give novice and professional farriers detailed hands-on training with forging & modifying shoes to meet the needs of the more widely used shoes today. This course will focus specifically on modifying several shoes to greatly improve the Leverage Management they offer the foot. The second portion of this Farrier skills course will focus specifically on dealing with distortions, shoe fitting & quality finish work. Attendees will work at improving how they fit shoe for various types of feet & for different situations. This is an excellent opportunity to fine tune your skills and improve the proficiency & quality of your work.

*This course qualifies as a Pre-Certification Course that will offer a great opportunity to prepare yourself for Certification Exams.

APPROVED FOR 21 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/27/18
-09/29/18
9:00am to 5:00pmCody Ovnicek


This is a monthly event beginning at 6PM on the first Tuesday. Farriers are encouraged to nominate "difficult" shoeing cases prior to the event. Two chosen horses are brought in, videoed, radiographed and blocked by an Oakhurst veterinarian. The cases are discussed in a classroom setting among all the farriers and a plan is made. The horses are then re-shod to the plans specifications by the nominating shoer.

Veterinarians:
  • Sylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP
  • Jack Root DVM
APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREIDTS
 

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10/02/186:00pm to 9:00pmSylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP (Equine)


Clinician/Judge:
  • Brian Nelson CJF of Caldwell, Idaho
APPROVED FOR 24 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/05/18
-10/07/18
 Craig Trnka CJF APF


Clinicians:
  • Steve Kraus CJF APF of Trumansburg, New York
  • Michael Wildenstein CJF FWCF (Hons) APf of Sharon, Vermont
Sponsors:
  • AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/06/188:00am to 5:00pmMolly Pappas


If you are considering trying for your Lameness Specialist Certification some day, or just want to learn more about treating and troubleshooting lameness, this is a great educational opportunity. We will spend three and half days learning about various pathologies and working on a multitude of lameness issues. Through the use of many methods and tools available to us today, we will evaluate, treat and fine tune each case until the best possible results are achieved. You will learn how to leverage test horses, evaluate distortions using the E.L.P.O. Hoof Evaluation Protocol, as well as fill out all the forms applicable in a full case study workup. You will receive lots of personal instruction and hands-on experience from some excellent E.L.P.O. Lameness Specialists, so don’t pass up this opportunity to expand your hoof care toolbox.

 

This course is for professional hoof care providers that wish to learn more about equine lameness & treatment options.  Topics of discussion will include:

  • Laminitis

  • Navicular Syndrome

  • Ring Bone

  • Collateral Ligament Lesions

  • Leverage Testing

  • E.L.P.O. Distortion Evaluation System

  • Case Study Workup


APPROVED FOR 25.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/10/18
-10/13/18
 Cody Ovnicek


Clinician/Judge:
  • Wayne Preece FWCF
Clinicians:
  • Andrew Tuefel RMT
  • Steve Dixon CJF
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APPROVED FOR 9 AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Saturday - 4.25 CE; Sunday - 4.75 CE)

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10/12/18
-10/14/18
 Rick Higginson


Clinician:
  • Doug Workman APF of Cleveland, Georgia
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10/13/18
-10/14/18
9:00am to 5:00pmSusan Walker APF-I


Clinician: 
  • Scott Lampert APF
Topic:
  • "Proportional Hoof Balance - Theory and Application"
APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/20/188:00am to 5:00pmDan Sweet DVM


The Category 1 - 3 E.L.P.O. Certification Course offers professional barefoot trimmers and farriers the opportunity to take several of the Certification Exams offered by the Equine Lameness Prevention Organization.  This class is not designed as an educational course or as a certification preparatory course.  Although there is some opportunity over the first few days to practice or become acclimated to the type of feet you will work on during your exam, you should not expect these opportunities to prepare you completely for the practical or written examinations.  This is a CERTIFICATION course and you should attend with the idea that you have completed a Pre-Certification course and are PREPARED for the exams.

     At this course, attendees will be able to take the following exams:

  • Live Sole Hoof Mapping Certified (LSHM)
  • Certified Barefoot Trimmer (CBT)
  • Certified Farrier Practitioner (CFP)
  • Certified Farrier Glue Practitioner (CFGP)

*You may take the LSHM, CBT and either CFP or CFGP at the same course, however you may not take CFP and CFGP at the same time.

**You will have to take 1 Practical (hands-on) Exam for each level, however you will only take 1 Written Exam that will cover all levels (if taking multiple levels at one course).  The exception is the CFP Exam where you will have 2 Practical Exams; a Shoeing & a Forging Exam.

For more details about the Certification Program Click HERE


APPROVED FOR 24 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/24/18
-10/27/18
 Cody Ovnicek


Clinicians:
  • Pete Ramey
  • Dr. Cindy Nielsen
  • Christina Cline
  • Mary DeBono
  • Jaini Clougher BVSc Bsc
Schedule & Details:APPROVED FOR 15.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 6 CE; Saturday - 6.5 CE; Sunday - 3 CE Credits)

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10/25/18
-10/28/18
 Jon Smedley APF


Clinicians:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners
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10/29/187:30am to 5:00pmHenry Yoder


This is a monthly event beginning at 6PM on the first Tuesday. Farriers are encouraged to nominate "difficult" shoeing cases prior to the event. Two chosen horses are brought in, videoed, radiographed and blocked by an Oakhurst veterinarian. The cases are discussed in a classroom setting among all the farriers and a plan is made. The horses are then re-shod to the plans specifications by the nominating shoer.

Veterinarians:
  • Sylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP
  • Jack Root DVM
APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREIDTS
 

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11/06/186:00pm to 9:00pmSylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP (Equine)


Please consider volunteering at the Life Data Labs booth to demonstrate the correct steps to remove a shoe with horse owners.

Alternate Contact:  Bryan Quinsey   859-533-1465   bryan@professionalfarriers.com
 

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11/08/18
-11/11/18
 Mike Barker


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12/01/18
-12/05/18
 David Foley


This is a monthly event beginning at 6PM on the first Tuesday. Farriers are encouraged to nominate "difficult" shoeing cases prior to the event. Two chosen horses are brought in, videoed, radiographed and blocked by an Oakhurst veterinarian. The cases are discussed in a classroom setting among all the farriers and a plan is made. The horses are then re-shod to the plans specifications by the nominating shoer.

Veterinarians:
  • Sylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP
  • Jack Root DVM
APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREIDTS
 

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12/04/186:00pm to 9:00pmSylvia Ouellette DVM DABVP (Equine)


Clinician/Judge:
  • Sarah Beane FWCF and Steven Beane FWCF of Yarm, England
APPROVED FOR 24 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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12/06/18
-12/09/18
 Craig Trnka CJF APF


Clinicians/Judges:
  • Bodie Trnka CJF
  • Ben Hupp CJF
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12/14/18
-12/15/18
 Mike Augenstein CJF


Clinicians:  TBD

Sponsors:  TBD

APPLYING FOR AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 

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01/22/19
-01/25/19
 Jeremy McGovern


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03/04/19
-03/08/19
 


Clinicians:
  • Travis Burns CJF TE EE AWCF APF-I, of Christiansburg, Virginia
  • Adam Wynbrandt APF-I of Sacramento, California
Travis is the current president of the American Farrier's Association.  Adam is the current president of the American Association of Professional Farriers.

Sponsor:
  • AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners
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04/20/198:00am to 5:00pmChristine Meader


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12/07/19
-12/11/19
 David Foley


Clinicians:  TBD

Sponsors:  TBD

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01/28/20
-01/31/20
 Jeremy McGovern


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03/09/20
-03/13/20
 

Talking Hooves Clinic, Monticello, IA - CANCELLED
Clinician:

  • Martin Kenny CJF APF


Overview:


  • We will have  4 horses minimum to work on and show how to shoe to take into consideration the effects of ground reaction forces on the hoof capsule specific to the horse we are looking at.  What will make this most unique is that at two of the horses have been shod by two different farriers I have worked on these specific horse with last year. One 12 months prior to clinic and one about 6 months prior. Both horses were scheduled for euthanasia and the one from 12 months ago has been sound for ten months and the other one is 90% sound at this time. I've been consulting with the farriers attending these cases via photos etc since doing them myself last year. We will have photos from when we started on these two horses as well as x-rays from the and current x-rays to compare to as well.

  • Once farriers sign up we will offer to let them bring a problematic horse they need help with them, if they wish, (theirs or client owned) so we can assist with this clinic. 


APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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Coming Soon...Martin Kenny CJF APF


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