Calendar of Events - American Association of Professional Farriers

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02/22/18
 -02/24/18
Advanced Farrier Clinic with Chris Gregory CJF FWCF, Townsville, SC (18 CE)

Clinician:
  • Chris Gregory CJF FWCF of Lamar, Missouri
Schedule:
  • Thursday - Anatomy Lecture & Hands-On Dissection
  • Friday - Forging Demo and Hands-On Forging
  • Saturday - Horseshoeing Demo and Hands-On Shoeing
APPROVED FOR 18 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (6 CE CREDITS PER DAY)  

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02/23/18
 -02/25/18
Balance & The Whole Horse Approach Clinic, Denmark (21.5 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF
APPROVED FOR 21.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
- Friday - 7.5 CE Credits
- Saturday - 7.5 CE Credits
- Sunday - 6.5 CE Credits

 

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02/23/18
 -02/24/18
OFA Educational Clinic for Farriers, Vets, & Horse Owners, Corvallis, OR (10 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Jacob Manning CJF
  • Jonathan Nunn FWCF
Host:
  • Oregon Farriers Association
Sponsor:
  • Werkman Horseshoes
APPROVED FOR 10 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 4 CE Credits; Saturday - 6 CE Credits)

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02/23/18
Country View Veterinary Service Clinic, Oregon, WI (7 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Laura Anderson DVM CVSMT
  • Dr. Alderman
  • Martin Roache
  • Representatives of LBW Investments
Schedule: APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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02/26/18
 -03/02/18
AFA 47th Annual Convention, Reno, NV (24 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Please visit www.americanfarriers.org for details
APPROVED FOR 24 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/02/18
Meader Supply Hammer-In, Rochester, NH (5 CE)

APPROVED FOR 5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/06/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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03/09/18
 -03/10/18
41st Annual R. T. Duggan Farrier Supply Clinic, Ramsey, MN (12 CE)

Clinician:
  • Chad Chance CJF
Schedule:
  • Friday, March 9 - R. T. Duggan Farrier Supply, Ramsey, MN
    • 9 am - 12 Noon:  Lectures
    • 1 pm - 4 pm:  Demonstration - Live Shoeing
  • Saturday, March 10 - Stephen Hendrickson's, Isanti, MN
    • 9 am - 12 Noon:  Forging Clinic
    • 1 pm - 4 pm:  Forging Clinic
APPROVED FOR 12 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (6 CE Credits per Day)

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03/10/18
NMPHA Clinic at Landmark Mercantile, Mesquite, NM

Clinician:
  • Jake Engler CJF
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/14/18
Radiology for the Farrier Clinic, Fort Wayne, IN (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
CLICK HERE for Schedule for Clinic

APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/16/18
 -03/17/18
Ken Davis and Sons Clinic, Richwood, OH

Clinicians:
  • Roy Bloom CJF APF-I of Drummond, Wisconsin (Friday)
  • Conrad Trow CJF of Goshen, Kentucky (Saturday)
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
Schedule:
  • Friday:
    • 1 pm - 4 pm:  "Forging & Tool Maintenance" - Roy Bloom CJF APF-I
  • Saturday:
    • 9 am - 12 Noon:  "Shoeing to Stay Ahead" - Conrad Trow CJF DipWCF
    • 1 pm - 4 pm:  "Shoeing to Stay Ahead" (continued)
APPROVED FOR 9 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 3 CE Credits; Saturday - 6 CE Credits)

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03/16/18
Meader Supply Hammer-In, Rochester, NH (5 CE)

APPROVED FOR 5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/17/18
TPFA Clinic at Texas Farrier Supply, Weatherford, TX

Clinician:
  • Dave Farley CF APF-I of Coshocton, Ohio and Loxahatchee, Florida
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/17/18
Horseshoes Plus' 25th Annual Spring Clinic, Barrington, NH (5 CE)

Clinician:
  • Steve Kraus CJF APF
Topics:
  • "Effects of Conformation on Soundness and Performance"
  • "Diseases of the Foot"
Sponsors:
  • Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center
  • Horseshoes Plus
  • Castle Plastics
  • Soundhorse Technologies
  • Vettec Hoofcare Products
  • Grand Circuit Products
APPROVED FOR 5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/17/18
Meader Supply Hammer-In, Rochester, NH (5 CE)

Clinician:
  • Lori McBride CJF
APPROVED FOR 5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/18/18
 -03/24/18
Blacksmithing: Viking-Style Ironwork Class, Brasstown, NC

Clinician:
  • Elmer Roush - Elmer began blacksmithing in 1970. He has studied with Peter Ross, William Fiorini, Václav Jaroš, and others. Elmer has taught blacksmithing at the Folk School for over 20 years; has also taught at Southwest Virginia Community College, Touchstone, and Peters Valley; and he was the head instructor and CEO of the Cearta Inneona Blacksmithing School in Ireland. He also served as a monitor at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, the resident blacksmith at the Folk School, and a past board member of ABANA. He is currently self-employed as an artist-blacksmith here in Brasstown.  A viking-style axe forged by Elmer is pictured below.

Details:
Do you enjoy blacksmithing with a historical perspective? This class will focus on reproducing 10th-century Viking relics, including spearheads, axes, arrowheads, and locks. Drawings and tracings of original pieces will be available as guides. Knowledge of how to build & maintain a forge fire, along with basic blacksmithing and forge-welding skills are needed for this intermediate class.

APPLIED FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 

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03/22/18
 -03/24/18
2018 Canadian Horseshoeing Championships & Team Trials

Clinician/Judge:
  • Jake Engler CJF of Navasota, Texas
Presented By:
  • Western Canadian Farriers Association

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03/22/18
Radiology for the Farrier Clinic, Westfield, MA (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
CLICK HERE for Schedule for Clinic

APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/23/18
Farrier Friday, Murrysville, PA (5 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Gary Gatts APF-I
  • Dr. Jim Zeliff
  • Other Attendees
APPROVED FOR 5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/24/18
Equine Health Symposium, Raleigh, NC (6 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Dr. Myra Durham
  • Dr. Richard (Dick) Mansmann
  • Rick Snead
  • Steve Prescott CJF APF-I
  • Katie Sheats
  • Bob Meyer
APPROVED FOR 6 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/24/18
26th Annual NC Tool Clinic & Open House, Pleasant Garden, NC

Clinician:
  • Roy Bloom CJF APF-I
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/24/18
SWOFA Winter Clinic, Richmond, Indiana (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Steve Sermersheim CJF TE AWCF of Danville, Illinois
Topics:
  • Lecture:  "Basic Fundamentals for Long Term Hoof Capsule Health"
  • Shoeing & Forging Demonstrations
  • Hands-On Opportunities
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/29/18
 -03/31/18
Equine Anatomy with Advanced Hoof Course, Big Timber, MT (22 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Katie Curry DC IVCA
  • Dr. Katherine Moriarty
Sponsor:
  • Duplo Composite Horseshoes
Schedule: APPROVED FOR 22 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Thursday - 7 CE Credits; Friday - 7 CE Credits; Saturday - 8 CE Credits)

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03/31/18
Topeka Livestock Auction Farrier Clinic, Topeka, IN (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Randy Luikart CJF of Ashland, Ohio
Lectures:
  • "Balance"
  • "Gait Fault Analysis"
Demonstrations:
  • Shoeing 3 Horses with X-Rays Prior to Shoeing, Forging/Modifiying Shoes, Nailing On, and X-Rays After Shoeing
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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03/31/18
West Michigan Horseshoe Supply Clinic, Shelby, MI

Clincian:
  • Danvers Child CJF

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03/31/18
Region 5 AFA - Vet Clinic, Blacksburg, VA

Clinician:
  • Steve Sermersheim CJF TE AWCF

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04/03/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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04/06/18
 -04/07/18
TEVA Evidence-Based Farriery for Equine Practitioners, Irving, TX (16.5 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Scott Morrison DVM APF of Lexington, Kentucky
  • Andrew Parks MA VetMB DACVS MRCVS of Athens, Georgia
  • Michael Wildenstein CJF FWCF (Hons) APF of Sharon, Vermont
  • Beth Biscoe DVM MS DACVR of Irving, Texas
APPROVED FOR 16.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 8 CE Credits; Saturday - 8.5 CE Credits)

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04/07/18
Double Bar One Clinic, Leoti, KS

Clinician:
  • Travis Burns CJF TE EE FWCF APF-I of Blacksburg, Virginia
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/07/18
Radiology for the Farrier Clinic, Clearwater, FL (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
CLICK HERE for Schedule

APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/14/18
Miller & Associates Clinic with Richard Mansmann & Hans Castelijns, Brewster, NY (7.5 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Hans Castelijns DVM CF
  • Richard Mansmann VMD PhD DACVIM-LA
Topics:
  • Performance, Prevention & Therapy:  Rules and Means of Shoeing Performance Horses
    • "Basics of Farrier as a Prelude to Therapeutic Farriery"
    • "Detailed Physical Examination for Laminitis"
    • "Discussion of Therapeutic Shoeing in Acute and Subclinical Cases of Laminitis"
    • "Therapeutic Shoeing Ways and Means"
    • Practical:  Examination of 2 Horses with Shoeing of 1 Horse
APPROVED FOR 7.5 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/14/18
23rd Annual Monetta Farrier's Spring Fling, Aiken, SC

Clinician:
  • Jim Quick CJF
Sponsors:
  • American Farrier's Association
  • Osphos by Dechra
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/20/18
7th Annual Oakridge Equine Hospital Clinic, Edmond, OK (6 CE)

Clinician:
  • Dr. Jenni Kristek
APPROVED FOR 6 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/21/18
Equine Podiatry Conference, Knoxville, TN (7 CE)

Clinicians:
  • Stephen O'Grady DVM MRCVS of Keswick, Virginia
  • Darren Owen CF APF of Scottsville, Virginia
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
Schedule: APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/21/18
29th Annual Meader's Farrier Appreciation Day, Rochester, NH

Clinician:
  • Jake Engler CJF
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/28/18
13th Annual NWPVMA Equine Symposium, Clarks Mills, PA (8 CE)

Clinician:
  • Richard Mansmann VMD, PhD, Hon DACVIM-LA of Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Host/Sponsor:
  • Northwestern Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
APPROVED FOR 8 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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04/28/18
High Country Horseshoes Clinic, Langley, BC

Clinician:
  • Travis Burns CJF TE EE FWCF APF-I
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF/CAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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05/01/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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05/12/18
Delmarva Farrier Clinic with Chris Gregory CJF ASF FWCF, Camden-Wyoming, DE (7 CE)

Clinician:
  • Chris Gregory CJF ASF FWCF of Lamar, Missouri
Sponsor:
  • Delmarva Farriers Association
Topics:
  • Back to Basics
  • Addressing Anatomy for Trimming & Shoeing
  • Dealing with Hoof Distortion
  • Golden Rule in Hoof Preparation
  • Forge Work
  • Horseshoeing
APPROVED FOR 7 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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05/12/18
Farmer's Feed & Supply Clinic, Montgomery, AL

Clinician:
  • Hank Chisholm CJF of Lucedale, Mississippi
Sponsor:
  • Farrier Product Distribution
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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05/24/18
 -05/26/18
Whole Horse Approach Clinic with Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF, Waverly, WV (22 CE)

Clinician:
  • Esco Buff PhD APF-I CF of Webster, New York
CLICK HERE for Schedule of Clinic

APPROVED FOR 22 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Thursday - 7 CE Credits; Friday - 7.5 CE Credits; Saturday - 7.5 CE Credits)

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05/25/18
 -05/29/18
Daisy Haven Farm Hoof Workshop, Parkesburg, PA (35 CE)

Clinician:
  • Daisy Bicking APF-I
Topics:
  • Identifying Hoof Distortion and Glue/Composite Materials
APPROVED FOR 35 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (7 CE Credits Per Day)

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06/05/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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06/15/18
 -06/16/18
GPFA Back to Basics Hands-On Clinic, Waverly, GA (11 CE)

Clinician:
  • Douglas Hogue CJF of El Paso, Texas
Host:
  • Georgia Professional Farriers Association
Sponsors:
  • American Farriers Journal
  • Well-Shod
  • Farrier Product Distribution
  • Hurricane Forge
  • Hoof House
  • S/D Anvil Stands
  • Kahn Forge
  • Battlecreek Outfitters
  • Vettec
  • Matt M Marti Custom Hammers
  • Zach Shoop Hoof Knives
  • Randal Hoof Knives
  • Glenn Reese Tongs
Schedule: APPROVED FOR 11 AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (Friday - 7 CE Credits; Saturday - 4 CE Credits)

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07/03/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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08/07/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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09/04/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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09/15/18
2018 Spanish Lake Blacksmith Shop Annual Clinic, Foristell, MO

Clinician:
  • Bobby Menker CJF APF of Lexington, KY
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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09/20/18
 -09/22/18
2018 Ontario Farriers Association Annual Convention, Orangeville, ON

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

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09/26/18
 -09/29/18
2018 Annual NEAEP Symposium, Saratoga Springs, NY

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10/02/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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10/06/18
AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Stockhoff's, Freehold, NJ

Clinicians:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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10/29/18
AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Yoder Blacksmith Supplies, Fredericksburg, OH

Clinicians:
  • TBA
Sponsors:
  • AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners
APPLYING FOR AAPF CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

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11/06/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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12/01/18
 -12/05/18
AAEP 64th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA

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12/04/18
Oakhurst Equine Farrier Forum, Newberg, OR (3 CE)

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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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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