Calendar of Events - American Association of Professional Farriers

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07/27/17
AFJ Classroom: Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (1 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Representatives of Royal Veterinary College

Of all aspects of equine research, issues with the foot and lower limb need more attention. Why shouldn’t the professional most responsible for equine footsore help drive these critical studies?

In this webinar, representatives from the Royal Veterinary College will discuss their new graduate diploma in Equine Locomotor Research. This program offers farriers the opportunity to gain skills and experience introducing original research to increase evidence-based farriery and enhance equine welfare. They will also address why the farrier who graduates from their program will be prepared to continue to contribute to advancing our understanding of the horse.  

APPROVED FOR 1 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

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08/05/17
Everything Hoof Related Clinic, Orrville, OH (8 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
Topics:
  • History of Farriery
  • Sole Related Issues
  • Hoof Attachment Issues
  • Hoof Wall Issues
  • Frog Issues
  • Inside the Hoof
  • Lower Limb Tendon and Ligament Issues
  • Hot and Controversial Issues
  • How to Balance a Hoof by the Whole Horse Method
  • Radiology for the Farrier
APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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08/05/17
 -08/06/17
Mark Caldwell 2017 USA Tour Clinic, Purcell, OK (14 CE)

Clinician:
  • Mark Caldwell PhD FWCF
Schedule:
  • Saturday, August 5
    • Lectures:
      • "Static & Dynamic Foot Balance"
      • "The Anatomy of the Hoof, Hoof Mapping Parameters, Equine Geometric Foot Morphology and Pathologies"
      • "Shoeing the Horse with Navicular Syndrome"
      • "Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Performance Horse"
      • "How to Treat the Performance Horse as a Farrier"
  • Sunday, August 6
    • Demonstrations:
      • Horse Trot Up, Lameness Evaluation, Shoeing Plan
      • Forging Shoes
      • Shoeing Horse
      • Re-Evaluation of the Horse
    • Therapeutic Shoemaking Class
Sponsors:
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • Life Data Labs
  • Exim Rasps
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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08/11/17
 -08/12/17
Mark Caldwell 2017 USA Tour Clinic, Kansas City, MO (14 CE)

Clinician:
  • Mark Caldwell PhD FWCF
Schedule:
  • Friday, August 11
    • Lectures:
      • "Static & Dynamic Foot Balance"
      • "The Anatomy of the Hoof, Hoof Mapping Parameters, Equine Geometric Foot Morphology and Pathologies"
      • "Shoeing the Horse with Navicular Syndrome"
      • "Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Performance Horse"
      • "How to Treat the Performance Horse as a Farrier"
  • Saturday, August 12
    • Demonstrations:
      • Horse Trot Up, Lameness Evaluation, Shoeing Plan
      • Forging Shoes
      • Shoeing Horse
      • Re-Evaluation of the Horse
    • Therapeutic Shoemaking Class
Sponsors:
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • Life Data Labs
  • Exim Rasps
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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08/16/17
Vettec Hands-On Workshop, Stephenville, TX (CE)

Clinician:
  • Tab Pigg CJF
APPROVED FOR 1 AAPF CE CREDIT FOR EVERY HOUR SPENT WITH THE CLINICIAN

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08/17/17
 -08/19/17
Esco Buff's Annual Summer Summit, Webster, NY (22 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
  • Ken Best APF
  • Kris Kibbey (Vettec)
APPROVED FOR 22 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Thursday - 7; Friday - 7; Saturday - 8)

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08/17/17
Forging in the Parking Lot, Sacramento, CA (3 CE)

APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

08/22/17
 -08/23/17
Mark Caldwell 2017 USA Tour Clinic, Cotati, CA (14 CE)

Clinician:
  • Mark Caldwell PhD FWCF
Schedule:
  • Tuesday, August 22
    • Lectures:
      • "Static & Dynamic Foot Balance"
      • "The Anatomy of the Hoof, Hoof Mapping Parameters, Equine Geometric Foot Morphology and Pathologies"
      • "Shoeing the Horse with Navicular Syndrome"
      • "Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Performance Horse"
      • "How to Treat the Performance Horse as a Farrier"
  • Wednesday, August 23
    • Demonstrations:
      • Horse Trot Up, Lameness Evaluation, Shoeing Plan
      • Forging Shoes
      • Shoeing Horse
      • Re-Evaluation of the Horse
    • Therapeutic Shoemaking Class
Sponsors:
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • Life Data Labs
  • Exim Rasps
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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09/15/17
 -09/16/17
Oregon Farriers Association Fall Clinic, Bend, OR (12 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Gerard Laverty CJF TE AWCF
  • Paul Edmonds DVM
Topics:
  • Case Studies: "Lameness Issue" and "Ligament Injuries" (includes x-rays, diagnosis, and shoeing)
  • Forging with Jackpot Class
APPROVED FOR 12 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
  • Friday - 8 CE Credits
  • Saturday - 4 CE Credits

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09/16/17
 -09/17/17
Mark Caldwell 2017 Australian Tour Clinic, Perth, Australia (14 CE)

Clinician:
  • Mark Caldwell PhD FWCF
Schedule:
  • Saturday, September 16
    • Lectures:
      • "Static & Dynamic Foot Balance"
      • "The Anatomy of the Hoof, Hoof Mapping Parameters, Equine Geometric Foot Morphology and Pathologies"
      • "Shoeing the Horse with Navicular Syndrome"
      • "Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Performance Horse"
      • "How to Treat the Performance Horse as a Farrier"
  • Sunday, September 17
    • Demonstrations:
      • Horse Trot Up, Lameness Evaluation, Shoeing Plan
      • Forging Shoes
      • Shoeing Horse
      • Re-Evaluation of the Horse
    • Therapeutic Shoemaking Class
Sponsors:
  • Exim Rasps
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • Optima Horseshoe Nails
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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09/20/17
 -09/23/17
2017 Annual NEAEP Symposium, Norfolk, VA (29 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Doug Butler PhD CJF FWCF
  • George Fitzgerald
  • Jennifer Horn CJF APF
  • Mike Miller MD CJF AWCF APF
  • Mike Savoldi
  • John Soto APF
  • Terry Stever
APPROVED FOR 29 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (21 CE Credits for Lectures and Dry Labs + 8 CE Credits for Wet Labs = 29 Total)


 

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09/21/17
Forging in the Parking Lot, Sacramento, CA (3 CE)

APPROVED FOR 3 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

09/23/17
 -09/24/17
Esco Buff Everything Hoof Related Clinic, Belleville, ON (15 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
Topics:
  • History of Farriery
  • Sole Related Issues
  • Hoof Attachment Issues
  • Hoof Wall Issues
  • Frog Issues
  • Inside the Hoof
  • Lower Limb Tendon and Ligament Issues
  • Hot and Controversial Issues
  • How to Balance a Hoof by the Whole Horse Method
  • Radiology for the Farrier
APPROVED FOR 15 AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7.5 CE Credits per Day)

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09/23/17
 -09/24/17
Mark Caldwell 2017 Australian Tour Clinic, Gatton, Queensland, Australia (14 CE)

Clinician:
  • Mark Caldwell PhD FWCF
Schedule:
  • Saturday, September 23
    • Lectures:
      • "Static & Dynamic Foot Balance"
      • "The Anatomy of the Hoof, Hoof Mapping Parameters, Equine Geometric Foot Morphology and Pathologies"
      • "Shoeing the Horse with Navicular Syndrome"
      • "Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Performance Horse"
      • "How to Treat the Performance Horse as a Farrier"
  • Sunday, September 24
    • Demonstrations:
      • Horse Trot Up, Lameness Evaluation, Shoeing Plan
      • Forging Shoes
      • Shoeing Horse
      • Re-Evaluation of the Horse
    • Therapeutic Shoemaking Class
Sponsors:
  • Exim Rasps
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • Optima Horseshoe Nails
APPROVED FOR 14 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE CREDITS PER DAY)

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09/27/17
Therapeutic Shoeing of the Equine Athlete, Langley, BC (6 CE)

Clinician:
  • Jean-Marie Denoix
Topics:
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Foot Injuries"
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Joint & Ligament Injuries"
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Tendon Injuries"
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Suspensory Disease"
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Podotrachlear Syndrome (Navicular)"
  • "Therapeutic Shoeing of Other Injuries"
  • Discussion of Case Studies
APPROVED FOR 6 AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/30/17
AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Breeders Farrier Supply, Lexington, KY (7 CE)

Clinicians:
  • AAPF/IAPF Board of Directors
Topics:
  • TBA
Sponsors - AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners:
  • ACR Aluminum Horseshoes
  • American Farriers Journal
  • Anatomy of the Equine LLC
  • Anvil Brand Shoe Company
  • Blacksmith Buddy
  • Bloom Forge
  • Castle Plastics Inc.
  • Daisy Haven Farm: School of Integrative Hoofcare
  • Dechra Veterinary Products
  • Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center
  • Diamond Farrier Company
  • e-hoof.com
  • East Coast Horseshoe Supply
  • EasyCare Inc
  • Electric Hoof Knife
  • EponaShoe
  • Exim Rasps
  • Farrier Product Distribution
  • Farriers' Fix Hoof Oil
  • G.E. Forge & Tool
  • Hanton Horseshoes
  • The Horse
  • The Horseshoe Barn
  • Horseshoes Plus Inc.
  • Ice Horse
  • Kahn Forge Inc.
  • Ken Davis & Sons
  • Life Data Labs
  • MFC Horseshoeing Tools / Purcell Farrier Supply
  • Markel Insurance
  • Meader Supply Co.
  • Monetta Farrier Specialties
  • NC Tool Co.
  • Nature Farms Farrier Supply
  • Northeast Farrier Supply
  • Nutrena - a Cargill Company
  • Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School
  • Palm Beach Farrier Service
  • Polyflex Horseshoes (No Anvil LLC)
  • Pyranha Inc.
  • Razerhorse
  • Save Edge Inc.
  • Scott Anvils
  • Soft Ride Boots
  • Vetoquinol USA
  • Vettec Hoof Care
  • Visby Products
  • Well-Shod Farrier Products
  • Wellpride LLLP
  • Werkman Horseshoes
  • World Championship Blacksmiths
  • W. F. Young (Absorbine, Magic Cushion)
  • Yoder Blacksmith Supplies
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/05/17
WNYVMA Large Animal Group Clinic, Buffalo, NY (4 CE)

Clinician:
  • Steve Kraus CJF APF
Topics:
  • "Evaluating Conformation as a Source of Lameness"
  • "Hoof Diseases in Horses"
  • "Angular Limb Deformities in Foals"
  • "Maggot Debridement Therapy for Serious Hoof Infections"
  • "Treatment of Canker in Horses"
  • "Clinical Uses of Glue-On Shoes" (if time permits)
COST:  $25 per person (farrier)

APPROVED FOR 4 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
 

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10/06/17
 -10/08/17
Science of Motion 2017 International Conference, Eatonton, GA (8 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF (day one)
Topic:
  • "Balancing a Hoof and Horse by the Whole Horse Method"
APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/13/17
 -10/15/17
WCFA Annual Fall Conference & Competition, Chilliwack, BC (10.5 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Travis Koons CJF
  • Mitch Taylor CJF AWCF APF
Schedule:
  • Friday, October 13 - Forging Competition
  • Saturday, October 14 - Lectures, Trade Show, Demonstrations
  • Sunday, October 15 - Lectures, Demonstrations
APPROVED FOR 10.5 AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/19/17
 -10/21/17
13th Annual FAEP Promoting Excellence Symposium, Naples, FL

Keynote Speaker:
  • Sue Dyson MA VetMB PhD DEO FRCVS
  • Lisa Fortier DVM PhD DACVS

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10/27/17
 -10/29/17
2017 NO Laminitis! Conference, Tucson, AZ (21 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Robert Bowker VMD PhD
  • Lisa Fiscaletti BS
  • Kathleen Gustafson PhD
  • Eleanor Kellon VMD
  • Lisa Lancaster DVM PhD
  • Carol Layton BSc MEd
  • Paige Poss APF
Sponsor:
  • ECIR Group Inc.
APPROVED FOR 21 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 8.5 CE; Saturday - 8.5 CE; Sunday - 4 CE Credits)

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11/17/17
 -11/21/17
AAEP 63rd Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX

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01/23/18
 -01/26/18
15th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH

Clinicians: 
  • Andrew Van Eps, Queensland, Australia
  • Randy Luikart, Ashland, Ohio

Sponsors:  TBD

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02/03/18
AAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Visby Products, Wellington, FL (7 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Michael Wildenstein CJF FWCF (Hons) APF
  • Adam Wynbrandt APF-I
Topics:
  • To be announced
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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02/27/18
 -03/02/18
AFA 47th Annual Convention, Reno, NV

Clinicians:
  • To be announced
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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01/22/19
 -01/25/19
16th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH

Clinicians:  TBD

Sponsors:  TBD

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