FIVE (5) LEVELS TO COMPLETE THE “FORGING – SHOES” CREDENTIAL
Level One Through Five:
Successfully completed the IAPF Foundation Credential (AF-I or APF-I).
Hand-forging of 30 shoes in each level. Shoes will be found in the Roy Bloom Book of Shoes (book will be provided to participants when registering for the Level 1).
Forged shoes will be delivered to designated IAPF mediator for review and confirmation that the requirements (i.e. appropriate bar stock, size of finished shoe, and appropriate nail) have been met. Lists of shoes for each Level will be provided to the participant.
Levels must be completed in order (1 through 5).
Includes: Roy Bloom Book of Shoes and List of Shoes to be forged for each of the five levels.
Farrier earns 24 IAPF Continuing Education credits for successful completion of each level.
Successful completion of each of the 5 levels will earn the participant the 24 IAPF CE Credits plus the following (all hammers feature the Bloom Forge and IAPF logos and Roy Bloom’s signature on the handle):
Level One – Custom IAPF/Roy Bloom Signature Series 1.75 lb. Rounding Hammer
Level Two – Custom IAPF/Roy Bloom Signature Series 2 lb. Rounding Hammer
Level Three – Custom IAPF/Roy Bloom Signature Series 3 lb. Rounding Hammer
Level Four – Custom IAPF/Roy Bloom Signature Series 2 lb. Clipping Hammer
Level Five – Custom IAPF/Roy Bloom Signature Series 2 lb. Cross Pein Hammer
Special Award – Participants who complete all 5 levels will also receive an IAPF/Bloom Forge Signature Series 10 lb. Sledge Hammer.
International Association of Professional Farriers Inc. Also Operating As: American Association of Professional Farriers Inc. Canadian Association of Professional Farriers Inc. International Association of Professional Farriers Inc. - Australia & New Zealand Hoofcare Essentials Foundation Inc. Mailing Address: PO Box 223661, West Palm Beach, FL 33422 Email: IAPF@ProfessionalFarriers.com Phone: 561-909-7689 or 859-533-1465