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"Setting the standard for excellence in hoofcare"

The American Farrier's Association is the oldest national membership organization for farriers in the U.S. and the only one with internationally recognized standards of competency through our Certification exams.

Annual Convention
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SWOFA Clinic (OH)

33rd Annual Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture (CA)

North Eastern Colorado Farrier Clinic

2/22/2019 » 2/23/2019
Georgia AFA Pre-Certification Clinic (GA)

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