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Supported Organizations

FPD, Inc. believes farrier organizations serve an important role in the equine industry.  These organizations, located in North America and around the world, provide tremendous opportunities for learning and improving the horseshoeing industry.  Educating and improving the skills of today’s farrier is central to improving the quality of hoofcare.  In support of their efforts, FPD contributes financial and other forms of assistance to many associations.

If you have any questions regarding programs, memberships, or the benefits of these associations, please contact them directly.  We have included the names and contact information for many of these associations.  If you know of any associations we have missed please contact us.  Click here to send updated information.  This service is provided at no cost to the associations. 

Please support your local and national farrier organizations.

Popular United States Organizations

American Association of Professional Farriers (AAPF)
Bryan Quinsey, Executive Director
1313 Washington St, # 5
Shelbyville, KY 40065
Phone: 859/533-1465
Fax: 888/972-1806
Web Site:

American Farrier's Association (AFA)
Beth Daniels, Executive Director
4059 Iron Works Parkway, Suite 1
Lexington, KY 40511
Phone: 859/233-7411
Toll Free: 877/268-4505
Fax: 859/231-7862
Web Site:

Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA)
Diane Walden, Central Office Administrator
15754 Widewater Drive
Dumfries, VA 22025-1212
Phone: 703/680-1632
Fax:  703/680-6222                                
Web Site:

Brotherhood of Working Farriers Association (BWFA)
Ralph Casey, President/Executive Director                                 
14013 East Highway 136
LaFayette, GA 30728
Phone: 706/397-8047
Fax: 706/397-8047
Web Site:

Farrier Industry Association
Jean Weiss, Director
PO Box 173
100 East Leake Street
Clinton, MS 39060
Phone: 601/924-3495
Fax: 601-924-0720
Web Site:

The Guild of Professional Farriers
Ron Kramedjian, President
2945 Kerr Hill Road
Lynnville, TN 38472
Phone:  931/424-5581

World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB)
Craig Trnka CJF, Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 382
Edgewood, NM 87015-0382
Phone: 505/281-8982
Cell: 505/235-5952
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