AAPF/IAPF Announces Frank Gravlee Scholarship
Posted July 12, 2017

The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) are pleased to announce the "2018 Frank Gravlee Scholarship". The goal of this scholarship is to encourage veterinarian students, and recent veterinary college graduates (within 2 years of graduation), to pursue their continuing education by attending the 2018 International Hoof-Care Summit. The dates for the 2018 Summit are January 23 - 26.



 


Studs: Boosting Horses' Traction in Sporting Events
Posted April 26, 2017

By: Erica Larson, News Editor, The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Hoof CareHorses' hooves are naturally designed to provide traction on a variety of surfaces. After all, the cougar looking for dinner doesn't care whether the ground is muddy, the surface is as hard as a rock, or the incline is steep and sandy-horses need to get away from danger in any circumstance, after all.



 


Absorbine Further Improves UltraShield Fly Mask with Removable Nose Feature
Posted April 24, 2017

East Longmeadow, MA - When Absorbine® redesigned their UltraShield® Fly Mask last year, they aimed to set a new standard in protection and comfort. The result was a combination of high-tech fabrics, improved fit, lightweight durability, and an 80% UV protection rating, raising the bar for what a fly mask should be. The new design only left customers desiring one additional feature: an extended nose option for the most complete coverage. Now, Absorbine® is proud to introduce their latest innovation in UltraShield® fly control: The UltraShield® Fly Mask with Removable Nose.



 


Mary Anne Bagley (1940 - 2017)
Posted April 10, 2017

Mary Anne Bagley, age 77, died Sunday (April 9, 2017) after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Born in West, W. Va., she had lived in Canton most of her life. Mary Anne was a 1957 graduate of Central Catholic High School and was retired as a secretary from Saint Peter Catholic Church. She was a member of Saint Peter Catholic Church where she was very active. Her passions in life were her family, traveling with family, cooking, sewing, crafts, reading and collecting Santa Claus's.



 


Evan W. Mickle APF (1978 - 2016)
Posted March 14, 2017

Evan Wright Mickle, 38, died on December 26, 2016. The son of Jay Mickle of Southern Pines, NC and Virginia Mickle of Flemington, NJ, he is survived by his wife Christina Bainbridge Mickle, a son Henry Cooper Mickle, age 4, and a daughter Holly Ida Mickle, age 1 of Pinebluff, NC.



 


Brenda G Davis (1943 - 2017)
Posted March 13, 2017

Brenda G. Davis, 73 of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday morning, March 11, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born March 20, 1943 in Marion to the late Millard and Martha (Worthington) Bumgarner. On July 17, 1965 she married Jon Davis in the First Baptist Church, Richwood and he survives.



 


AAPF/IAPF Reorganizes, Opens Board Election
Posted December 19, 2016

After successfully implementing its new credentialing program in 2016, more changes are on tap for the American and International Associations of Professional Farriers in the coming year.



 


AAPF/IAPF Launches Farrier Credentialing Program
Posted September 26, 2016

The American and International Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/IAPF) recently unveiled its credentialing program. The AAPF/IAPF's credentialing program is a two-step process - farrier foundation credential and discipline/specialty/breed credential.



 


AAPF/IAPF Offer Informative "Laminitis 911" and "Thrush 911" Posters
Posted July 28, 2016

The American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) and International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF) have created two educational aids called "Laminitis 911" and "Thrush 911". These 11" x 17" posters, printed on high gloss heavyweight paper, will make excellent additions to every stable.



 


AAPF CREATES ACCREDITATION AWARDS
Posted March 09, 2016

As part of our 2016 Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors announced a new recognition for those members who have achieved Accreditation status (AF or APF) for three consecutive years. Recipients were prsented with a certificate suitable for framing along with with Bronze sticker recognizing their achievement. For those members who were unable to attend the association will be mailing their certificate and sticker.Click on the name of this article to view a complete list of this year's honorees.As the association grows, we will also present Silver Awards for those achieving Accreditation status for 6 consecutive years and Gold Awards for 9 consecutive years.Congratulations!



 


AAPF ANNOUNCES NEW SUBSIDIARY
Posted October 13, 2015

In an effort to more fully recognize its global impact on the farrier industry, the American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) has created the International Association of Professional Farriers (IAPF). The primary focus of the IAPF will be to recognize and support educational opportunities available for farriers throughout the world.



 


AAPF/CAPF EXPRESSES APPRECIATION TO EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS
Posted November 22, 2015

AAPF/CAPF Expresses Appreciation to Educational PartnersThe American Association of Professional Farriers and International Association of Professional Farriers are pleased to recognize the thirty-eight (38) companies which have committed to being "AAPF/IAPF Educational Partners". Their partnership has allowed us to fund AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinics and other educational functions throughout the United States and Canada.



 


AAPF/CAPF Partners with e-hoof.com to Promote Farrier Education
Posted December 31, 2014

The American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF) and Canadian Association of Professional Farriers (CAPF) have established a relationship with e-hoof.com, an educational tool created by the University of Zurich (Switzerland).



 


PROFESSIONAL FARRIERS AND LIFE DATA LABS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO BENEFIT ILL OR INJURED FARRIERS
Posted October 06, 2014

The American & Canadian Associations of Professional Farriers (AAPF/CAPF) are pleased to announce that Life Data Labs has become a Corporate Sponsor of their Farrier Assistance program. The AAPF/CAPF Farrier Assistance program was created to provide short-term assistance for members who are unable to work as farriers due to illness or injury.



 


DO YOU KNOW A FARRIER WHO NEEDS TO JOIN THE AAPF/CAPF?
Posted June 20, 2014

Summer finds most farriers working long hours to meet the needs of their clients. But it's also a great time to encourage your friends and fellow farriers to join the American Association of Professional Farriers (or Canadian Association of Professional Farriers if they reside in Canada).



 





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