AFA Convention 2020

The AFA Convention 2020, MarketPlace, and National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition goes back to the great city of Chattanooga, TN! There is a great speaker line-up, elite competition and hands-on learning demonstrations. This is the ONLY event of its kind in the nation where you can learn AND participate with the best of the best in the farrier industry!

Date: 9th – 13th March 2020.

Venue: Chatanooga, TN, United States.

1. Certification Exams: Written, CF Shoe Display, CTF & CJF Shoes, Therapeutic & Forging Endorsements will be offered!
2. BIG recognition of all newly certified farriers at our Grand Finale Banquet!
3. General Membership Meeting will be held on Friday morning with Cultural Exchange presentations directly after!

Jim will be with the great team at where you can see the full range of Jim Blurton Farrier Products including Nunn and Foreman’s Tools.

Jim Blurton Farrier Tools and Specialist Horseshoes Available

The Wellshod stand will hold a range of Jim Blurton Specialist Horseshoes and Farrier Tools, including a number of newly launched products. The team will be on hand to provide guidance on how to best use the tools. Also tips for working with the horseshoes and to assist with any specialist guidance required.

There is an all-star lineup of speakers from the United States and the United Kingdom!

  • Travis Burns, CJF, TE, EE, FWCF
  • Chad Chance, CJF
  • Austin Edens, CJF
  • Jennifer Horn, CJF
  • Steve Kraus, CJF
  • Myron McLane, CJF
  • Lee Olsen, CJF
  • Wayne Preece, FWCF
  • Pete Ramey
  • Johanna Reimer, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM
  • Debra Taylor, DVM
  • Michael Wildenstein, CJF, FWCF (Hons)

Don’t miss the CF and CJF demonstrations by AFA Examiners, American Farriers Team demonstrations, hands-on stations.

Also the Farrier Industry Association MarketPlace, certification workshop and testing opportunities, cultural exchange presentations, AFA membership meeting, awards & certification recognition.

There will be live & silent auctions and the Grand Finale reception & banquet.