At the 1987 AFA Convention banquet in Raleigh, NC, members honored Paul Hulsman of California for his outstanding contributions to the industry.
Past award winners
Click here to view past award recipients from 1987 - 2018 (opens new window).
2019 Nomination Deadline
The 2019 nomination deadline is Dec 1, any nominations received after that time will be considered 2020 nominations and will be considered for awarding at the 2021 convention.
2020 Nomination Form
Click here to print a paper nomination form for 2020 submissions [PDF].
The AFA is a community of member farriers who give unselfishly of their time and expertise, all of which makes our Association the vital force that it is in the equine world. Once a year we step back and take the time to honor those individuals who give of their time and talent so freely in service to our community. Please take this opportunity to nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for his or her valuable contributions to the AFA and the farrier industry. Nominations must be postmarked by December 01, 2019. Awards will be presented at the 2020 AFA Annual Convention in Chattanooga, TN. Please Note: You do NOT need to nominate in each category. ALL NOMINEES MUST BE AFA MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING .