Being an AFA Member means that you are a part of a community that cares about the hoof care industry. As part of your membership you have access to benefits, discounts and resources. Click here for the members only page with instructions and codes for redeeming your benefits and discounts.
AD&D Insurance - Free!
Active Regular, Associate, Lifetime and Student Members of the Association receive an automatic $50,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Cigna Insurance Policy. The policy covers members 24 hours a day for both on and off the job.
American Horse Council Advantage Plan
Our AHC membership provides individual discounts to our members through the AHC Advantage Plan with discounts from the following organizations:
Click here to view the AHC Advantage Plan brochure with details and redemption codes (members only - must sign in).
Discounted Farrier Insurance
Receive an AFA members only discount from already great rates:
Roadside Assistance Plan
The $29 activation fee is waived for AFA members. Call USRider or go online to learn
Disability & Other Insurance
Members and their spouses receive 15% lower premiums for Disability Income Insurance. Other product benefits are Universal Life Insurance, Single Premium Annuity, and Long Term Care.
Live Online instruction
Exclusive member access and discounts to interactive live video Q&As, demos, pre-certification instruction, and more through Crowdcast.
Hotel Rates Up to 55% Off
Save on hotel rates with HOTELSTORM.
Car Rental - Special Rates
AFA Members enjoy special member rates, value-added discounts and the latest in
Equipment & Apparel Discounts
Discounts from Equine Equipment Company on products from Exmark, FarmPaint, New Holland, Tenda Horse, and Toro.
Save 30% on Ariat brand apparel and footwear.
The AFA Certification Program is dedicated to the welfare of the horse. Those that participate in the program increase their knowledge and hone their skills through accepting the challenge of the certification process. “The AFA Certification Guide” and hoof templates are available for purchase. Members receive reduced testing fees.
We are very pleased to share digital access to 'Forge' and 'Forge Knowledge' magazines with our members.These are highly regarded magazines from the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association. Members can access these magazines, as well as 'The Clinician' from the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners, under the Resources tab.
Find a Farrier Directory
The AFA website has a Find-A-Farrier section for horse owners to search for and find AFA Member Farriers.
The farrier world is like none other, and the friendships you forge will last a lifetime.