Calendar of Events - American Association of Professional Farriers

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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:
  • Roy Bloom CJF APF-I  "Tool Maintenance"
  • Curtis Burns APF-I  "Quarter Crack Repair"
  • Tim Cable APF-I  "Using Flip Flops and More!"
  • Dave Farley CF APF-I  "Reaching Your Full Potential"
  • Gary Gatts APF-I  "The Value of Continuing Education"
  • Darren Owen CF APF-I  "Nutrition for the Healthy Hoof"
Sponsors - AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners:
  • ACR Aluminum Horseshoes
  • American Farriers Journal
  • Anatomy of the Equine LLC
  • Bay Horse Innovations
  • 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
  • EasyCare Inc
  • EponaShoe
  • Farrier Product Distribution
  • Farriers' Fix Hoof Oil
  • G.E. Forge & Tool
  • Hanton Horseshoes
  • The Horse
  • The Horseshoe Barn
  • 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.
  • Save Edge Inc.
  • Soft Ride Boots
  • Vetoquinol USA
  • Vettec Hoof Care
  • Visby Products
  • Well-Shod Farrier Products
  • 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
World Championship Blacksmiths Competition, Doswell, VA (26 CE)

Clinican/Judge:
  • Brian Nelson CJF of Caldwell, Idaho
APPROVED FOR 26 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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10/07/17
AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Tennessee Farrier Supply, Cumberland Furnance, TN (6 CE)

Clincians & Topics:
  • Jennifer Horn CJF APF, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan
    • "Understanding the BIG Picture in Everyday Hoofcare"
    • "The Importance of Working in the Forge"
       
  • Bob Smith CF APF-I, Plymouth, California
    • "Lost Shoes from Conformation Faults & Rider Error"
    • "What Clients Want"
APPROVED FOR 6 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
 

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10/07/17
 -10/08/17
Maine Farriers Association Fall Clinic, Orono, ME (12 CE)

Clinician:
  • Doug Anderson CF APF, Mount Airy, Maryland
Topics:
  • "Understanding Balance Through Weight Bearing"
  • "Is Your Perspective Balanced?"
  • "Shoes, Pads, and Modifications That Support the Trim & Biomechanics"
  • Live Shoeing to Demonstrate The Above Lectures
APPROVED FOR 12 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (6 CE Credits Per Day)

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10/07/17
Farrier and Blacksmith Swap Meet, Foristell, MO

This free tailgate-swap meet is open to all farriers and blacksmiths looking to buy and sell any horseshoeing or forging equipment, tools and supplies. All transactions are between the seller and buyer.

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10/09/17
 -10/13/17
Dr. Redden's Equine Podiatry Course, Versailles, KY (35 CE)

Clinician:
  • Dr. Ric Redden
This 5 day course is designed for farriers and veterinarians that have a strong desire to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of Equine Podiatry. Radiographic and venogram information coupled with dependable mechanical concepts can open the doors of opportunity for career and life threatening foot issues. Register for the 3 day lecture or spend all 5 inspiring days with us. The Hands On Clinic is limited to the first 15 attendees that register for the 5 Day Course.

APPROVED FOR 35 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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10/13/17
 -10/15/17
AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Meredith Manor, Waverly, WV (21 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Mike Hayward APF-I
  • Gary Gatts APF-I
  • Darren Owen CF APF
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
  • John Crothers CF APF-I
Schedule:
  • Friday, October 13
    • 8:30 am - Registration
    • 9 am - Lecture: "How to be a Successful & Profitable Apprentice" (Hayward)
    • 12 Noon - Lunch
    • 1 pm - Informal Open Discussion and Demonstration of Apprenticeship Expectations (Hayward)
    • 6:30 pm - Dinner at local restaurant
  • Saturday, October 14
    • 8:30 am - Registration
    • 9 am - Lecture: "How to Build a Successful Business" (Hayward)
    • 12 Noon - Lecture: "The Value of Continuing Education" (Gatts)
    • 1 pm - Lunch
    • 2 pm - Lecture: "Perceived Value and Branding" (Hayward)
    • 4 pm - Lecture: "Nutrition for the Hoof" (Owen)
    • 6:30 pm - Dinner at local restaurant
  • Sunday, October 15
    • 8:30 am - Registration
    • 9 am - Lecture: "Radiation Safety" (Buff)
    • 1 pm - Lunch
    • 2 pm - Lecture: "Radiography Interpretation" (Buff)
    • 6:30 pm - Dinner at local restaurant
APPROVED FOR 21 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 Credits per Day)

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10/14/17
 -10/15/17
2017 Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Symposium, Raleigh, NC (13.75 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Dr. Tracy Turner
  • Dr. Andrew van Eps
  • Dr. Richard Mansmann
  • Dr. Kirsten Tillotson
  • Dr. Robert Meyer
  • Dr. Fernando Cardenas
Schedule: Sponsors:
  • Equicast Inc
  • Horse Gym USA
  • Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
  • Patterson Veterinary Equine Division
  • Pulse Veterinary Technologies
  • Soft-Ride Inc
APPROVED FOR 13.75 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Saturday - 6.75; Sunday - 7 CE Credits)

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10/14/17
Farrier Science Seminar, Brentwood, CA (8 CE)

Clinician:
  • Kirk Adkins MS CJF APF
Topics:
  • Functional Anatomy - Lectures, Hands-On, Demonstrations
APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF 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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10/30/17
Yoder Blacksmith Supplies Annual Clinic, Fredericksburg, OH (6.5 CE)

Clinician:
  • Dallas Morgan CJF
APPROVED FOR 6.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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11/03/17
 -11/04/17
Danny Ward's Farrier Conference, Martinsville, VA

Judges (Friday):
  • Grant Moon CJF AWCF
  • Rusty Wells CJF
Clinicians (Saturday):
  • Grant Moon CJF AWCF
  • Rusty Wells CJF
  • Chris Wickliffe DVM
  • Others
Contest to be held at Flint Rock Farm, Reidsville, NC
 

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11/03/17
 -11/04/17
SWOFA Fall Clinic, Bethel, OH (10 CE)

Clinician:
  • Dusty Franklin CJF DipWCF ASF APF of Minco, Oklahoma
Topic:
  • "AFA Pre-Certification"
Schedule:
  • Friday, November 3: 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Saturday, November 4:  9 am - 4 pm
APPROVED FOR 10 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 4 CE Credits; Saturday - 6 CE Credits)

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11/04/17
Sweet River Equine Clinic, Modesto, CA

Clinician:
  • Sammy Pittman DVM APF of Collinsville, Texas
Topics (Lectures & Demonstrations with Live Horses):
  • "Hoof Balance & Bio Mechanics"
    • "Taking and Reading X-Rays to Map Out the Foot"
    • "Evaluation of Venograms"
    • Lankmarks Used in Reading the Foot"
    • Case Presentations will include Crushed Heels, Club Feet, and Navicular Syndrom
APPLIED FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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11/05/17
Talking Hooves Clinic, Carthage, NC (7 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Russ Vanderlei CF
  • Martin Kenny CJF APF
Topic:
  • Conformation of the Horse .... And How It Relates To the Approach for Farrier Work"
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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

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01/13/18
SWOFA Winter Clinic, Richmond, Indiana

Clinician:
  • Steve Sermersheim CJF TE AWCF of Danville, Illinois
Topics:
  • TBA
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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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

APPLYING FOR AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 

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