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October 12th-14th TPFA Contest Shoe List and more information

Looking forward to another great contest in Denton, TX. October 12th-14th. Come gather around to compete, acquire more shoeing knowledge from our outstanding judges and clinicians Jim Poor, Riley Kirkpatrick and Jim Poor! Official Contest Schedule: 37th Annual TPFA Forging and Shoeing Contest Oct 12-14, 2017 Official Schedule: Thurs Oct 12 9:00 am Pat Burton, [...]

By | August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TPFA Spring Clinic with Josh Stanley

When: June 10th and 11th, 2017 Where: Nacogdoches Expo Center Cost: $75.00 for two days or $50 for one day Host Hotel: Best Western North Park Inn 4809 NW Stallings Dr. Nachogdoches, TX 75964 Phone: 936-560-1906 $69.99 + tax for single or double (mention TPFA rate) Josh Stanley Bio Josh Stanley, CJF, AWCF, has been shoeing [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 AFA Convention Information

2017 AFA Annual Convention, Arlington, Texas March 7- 10, 2017 Host Hotel: Sheraton Arlington Plan now to join our hosts the Texas Professional Farriers Association for some ” Texas sized” hospitality as we gather in Arlington to celebrate the AFA’s 46th annual convention. World class lectures, the 2017 National Forging and Horseshoeing Competition, Hands-On Stations, [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Certification Clinic/Farrier Symposium with Texas Agrilife Extension

Dates: Jan. 6-7 There will be a tester update, shoe boards and written exam, and a practical exam held at: Tarleton State University Equine Center CR 518 Stephenville, TX 76401 Host Hotel : Super 8 Motel 921 South Second Street Stephenville, TX 76401 ph: 254 965 0888 Rates $65. plus tax for king or [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Certification, Clinics|0 Comments

Tom Willoughby Clinic Photos

Thanks for all who came out to witness the renowned Tom Willoughby forge some artistic pieces! Members in attendance learned the value of forging steel beyond horseshoeing. The TPFA appreciates your presence, input and membership. Here are some photos from last weekend's clinic; the photos are courtesy of Laura Kurtz. We look forward to seeing [...]

By | March 23rd, 2015|Clinics|0 Comments

2015 College Station Photos & Overview

  Todd Haenel making a Journeyman run. Doug Hogue demonstrating a handmande shoe. It was another fun year for the books. Congratulations and thanks to all those who attended, tested and taught. You are appreciated so much. We had 39 tests taken at the certification by 16 candidates. 16 tests were [...]

By | February 22nd, 2015|Clinics|Comments Off on 2015 College Station Photos & Overview

2015 Texas A&M Farrier Conference Schedule & Info

The 2015 Texas A&M Farrier Conference is Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Texas A&M Animal Science Department. Location: Pearce Pavillion, TAMU Campus January 8, 2015 Schedule of Events: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Check-In, late registration, donuts and coffee 8:45   Welcome - Dr. Dennis Sigler, Extension Horse Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 9:00 - 9:30   [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Certification|Comments Off on 2015 Texas A&M Farrier Conference Schedule & Info

2014 TPFA Shoeing Contest Info

The contest will be held in Denton, TX, October 2-4 at the North Texas State Fairgrounds. Austin Edens, CJF is the judge and clinician. For more info please contact: David Edens (940) 229-4284 or tpfacontest@gmail.com 2014 TPFA Shoeing Contest List STUDENT DIVISION: ALL KEG SHOES – Kerckhaert Dura size 0 Class 1 – Pair fronts rolled [...]

By | July 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2014 TPFA Shoeing Contest Info

2014 College Station Farrier Certification

Greetings farriers! Way to kick off the new year. We had a great turn out at the College Station Farrier Certification. On Friday we had Dr. Hood kick things off with an equine podiatry seminar at Texas A&M. Pat Burton was our AFA examiner who came out. He spoke with us about and TPFA membership, [...]

By | January 18th, 2014|Certification|Comments Off on 2014 College Station Farrier Certification