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Silent Anvil Clinic and AFA Certification
June 25, 2022 - June 26, 2022
Texas Farrier Supply is hosting a Clinic and partial Certification. The clinic is to honor the memory of the Silent Anvils: Jack Miller, Gunner Gatski, James Cox, Pat Gallahan and many more. The CF and CJF written, shoe board, shoe mod, or barshoe will be available for testing. (There will be no practical portion available)
Sign up for the Certification here:
The Clinician for the weekend is Philip Box!
Philip began his shoeing career in 2004 while studying Animal Science at Auburn University. He became a Certifies Journeyman Farrier in 2009 and a Tester for the AFA shortly after. He later went on to sit the FITS Advanced Skills Farrier exam in 2017. Forging shoes and tool making have been a big part of his life since 2006 when he was heavily influenced be Russell Colvin, Tom Clark and the later, Brian Brezeel. Philip has shod horses for the Auburn University Equestrian Team from 2004-2008 and again in 2012-2017 and continues to do the therapeutic work for equine surgery at Auburn University’s Large Animal Clinic. He was on the WCB Cat II Team in 2014 and was Alternate on the WCB Team in 2016. We are very excited to have him for our clinic!
The topics for the Clinic- Horseshoeing Clinic on Saturday and Tool Forging and Maintenance Clinic on Sunday
If you are coming from out of town and are looking for a place to stay, the host hotel is the Best Western Plus in Forest Hill. The address is 3230 Forest Hill Circle, Forest Hill, Texas, 76140. There are only 20 rooms available so it is first come first serve! For the rate, make sure to mention that you are with Texas Farrier Supply. To book, you may call either the hotel at 817-293-1667 or Asmita Patel at 214-298-5003 before June 20th at 11:59pm.