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Committed to Farrier and Horse Owner Education

Who we are

Who we are

The International Association of Professional Farriers Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation operated exclusively as a business trade organization within the meaning of Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. The volunteer Board Members are elected by the membership, for the membership, in compliance with the constitution and bylaws of the association.
What we do

What we do

The International Association of Professional Farriers promotes the integrity of the farrier industry by strengthening the knowledge and skills of its members through continuing education and support at the state, national and international levels while improving overall equine health through collaboration with other industry professionals.  All payments (100%) to the IAPF may be deducted from federal income tax as a cost of doing business.
Contact us

Contact us

  Mailing Address
    PO Box 100
    Norvelt, PA 15674

    (561) 909-7689

  Business Hours
    9 AM to 5 PM, Weekdays

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We are happy to update your contact information, including email address, phone number and mailing address. Simply indicate "Update My Information" in the contact form, then enter your member ID and your new information. Your record will be updated promptly.  You may also update your information located in your profile once you have signed in.

Questions, Comments and Concerns
Please complete the contact form to submit your inquiry to IAPF. If you have multiple questions, please submit one form with all of your questions. You should receive an answer to your inquiry within 1-2 business days of receipt.  If you require immediate attention, please contact Member Services at 561-909-7689.

Thank you for your comments and for supporting the International Association of Professional Farriers. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Recent News

The Ohio State University Recognizes IAPF Farriers

The IAPF has recently been informed that IAPF Past President and current Hoofcare Essentials Foundation Chairperson David Farley CF APF-I of Loxahatchee, Florida has been honored by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine as their first non-veterinarian or PhD to be named as an instructor with their fourth-year clinical rotations for equine podiatry. In addition, Audrey Busby APF-I...

Kaitlyn Campbell (1995 - 2022)

It is with deepest sympathy that the IAPF shares this message with its members. Many who attended the 2022 International Hoof-Care Summit will remember this young lady who drove by herself from Havana, Florida to Cincinnati to attend a farrier education event we all know as the "Summit".  She stopped along the way and slept in her car.  When she arrived in Cincinnati, she met...
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Upcoming Events

Chapel Hill Monthly Farrier Rounds, Chapel Hill, NC (3 CE)

Clinicians: Drs. Dick Mansmann & Megan Radkin

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Wear Patterns - What They Really Mean! (2 CE)

Clinician: Nick Hill


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IAPF 2024 PNW Summer Clinic, Tangent, OR (16 CE)

Clinician: Don Bryant & Dr. Frank Reilly

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