/TPFA News/

2019 AFA Certification Exams January 11th & 12th 2019

TPFA Offers AFA Certifications January 11th and 12th, 2019 we will be hosting our annual AFA Certification Exams at Tarleton State University Equine Center. Dusty Franklin CJF AWCF has agreed to be our Examiner this year! Cost $200 for AFA Members, $350 for non-AFA Members Contact Tony Dawson to reserve a horse. Candidates: Registration will [...]

By |2018-11-28T23:39:33+00:00November 28th, 2018|Certification|0 Comments

TPFA Blueberry Festival Craig Trnka Clinic Coming Up! June 9th-10th

Craig Trnka BIO Craig Trnka, CJF and CEO of World Championship Blacksmiths attended shoeing school at Minnesota school of Horseshoeing in 1984. Craig decided to start his shoeing practice in New Mexico and has been there ever since. In 1991 he made second alternate on the American Farrier’s Team by winning the heart bar class [...]

By |2018-05-29T17:45:29+00:00May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

March 17th Dave Farley Clinic Info & Congratulations Rick Garrison for winning the Stonewell Trailer in the Annual TPFA Trailer Raffle

Join us for the TPFA Farrier Clinic with Dave Farley, CF APF  Saturday, March 17th Dave will present the following Power Point Presentations:   “Sport Horses – Knowing the Difference in each Discipline”    “The Importance of Communication – Considering a Newsletter and Suspensory Shoes – Don’t Make Them too Heavy in the Toe”   [...]

By |2018-04-09T00:50:40+00:00February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jan 19th and 20th Stevenville Certification Information

Info for upcoming certification clinician Stephenville ,TX Examiner: Pat Burton Dates: Jan. 19th and 20th Place: Tarleton state university equine center C.R. 518 Stephenville, TX 76401 Host Hotel: Super 8 921 south 2nd St. Stephenville, TX 76401 Be sure and ask for TPFA rate $58.00+ tax for a single king $63.00 +tax for 2 doubles [...]

By |2017-11-05T16:31:22+00:00November 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2018-04-09T00:52:10+00:00August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Clinician: Tim Hoover, CJF When: August 12-13th Clinic Location: Well-Shod Farrier Supply 305 N. Arthur St Amarillo, TX Hotel Info:  Nearby Hotels: Comfort Inn & Suites, 2201 E 20th Ave, Amarillo TX, 79102 // Phone Number: 806-331-7829 // King or 2 Queens is 89+ tax TPFA cut off date is July 31st Microtel Inn & [...]

By |2018-04-09T00:52:41+00:00June 24th, 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 |2017-04-21T22:55:24+00:00April 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 |2017-02-15T22:53:00+00:00February 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 |2018-04-09T00:53:26+00:00January 10th, 2017|Certification, Clinics|0 Comments