Come learn, network, and have a great time with the TPFA!  

42nd Annual Forging & Shoeing Contest

October 12th ~ 14th, 2023 in Denton, TX

This years Judge is Carl Via, CJF!


North Texas State Fair Arena

2217 N. Carroll Blvd

Denton, TX 76201

To RSVP, contact Fran Edens @ 940-229-4285

"For you a Haiku

Ways to enter are:

Text, messenger, facebook, mail

face to face, phone call."

52nd Annual AFA Convention

Join us November 6th ~ 10th, 2023 for this years competition, lectures, demos, marketplace, etc 

For full details, Check out the AFA website!

2023 Convention - American Farrier's Association ( 

Annual Texas certification, & business meeting

Join us for the first TPFA event of the year, January 12th & 13th, 2024, whether to network, complete your credentials, start your certification journey, and/or be part of the TPFA Business meeting! 

● Testers update opportunity Friday the 12th immediately following lunch

● If you need to take the CF or CJF written test verbally, notify when you RSVP so a tester can be set aside for you 

● TPFA Business meeting and Elections for the positions of Vice-President & Treasurer will be held at lunch on Friday the 12th 

● Lunch will be provided 

● Texas Farrier Supply will be set up with tools to purchase for Certification runs 

● Stations available upon request for those traveling from out of town. Limited number available, notify when you RSVP

Deadline to RSVP for Certification or Tester updates December 20th, 2023 

To RSVP, contact Certification Coordinator Bear Reed, CF @  903-456-3097

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