EQUUS Television to Provide Continuous Coverage of the American Farrier’s Association 52nd Annual Convention and 2023 National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition in Reno, Nevada

The Biggest Little City in the World is the location for the highly anticipated American Farrier’s Association (AFA) 52nd Annual Convention and National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition from November 7 – 10, 2023.  EQUUS Television invites farriers, veterinarians, suppliers, horse owners, students, and equine enthusiasts to join us for an unforgettable experience in the vibrant city of Reno, Nevada.

The AFA Convention stands as the largest and most prestigious nationwide gathering of its kind, bringing together professionals and enthusiasts from diverse sectors of the equine industry. Over four days of camaraderie and learning, attendees will have the opportunity to partake in educational sessions, hands-on workshops, certification opportunities, and networking events, all revolving around the art and science of farriery.

The heart of the event, the FIA MarketPlace, will showcase the finest suppliers and manufacturers in the farrier industry, offering a lively and engaging trade show experience that is sure to captivate all participants.

On Tuesday, November 7, the educational program will kick off with twenty hour-long sessions, featuring guest lecturers who are renowned experts in the fields of farriery, blacksmithing, and veterinary care. These insightful presentations will cover a wide range of topics related to hoof care, providing attendees with invaluable knowledge and insights.  EQUUS will chronicle all of the events LIVE From the Scene with continuous updates.

The highlight of the convention is the 2023 National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition, set to run from November 7 to November 9. This thrilling competition will witness some of the nation’s finest farriers showcasing their skills in categories such as Open, Intermediate, 2-Person Draft, and Open Jackpot Classes. The pinnacle of the competition will be the Capewell North American Challenge Live Shoeing Finals on November 9 from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm, where the best of the best will compete for top honors. During this event, the esteemed members of the 2024 American Farriers Team and Apprentice Team will be announced, who will proudly represent the United States in prestigious international competitions, including the renowned International Team Horseshoeing Competition at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England.

Martha Jones, the Executive Director of AFA/FIA, shared her excitement, stating, “With preparation in full swing for our 52nd annual event, I am reminded once again what a unique and outstanding opportunity our Convention is, not just for farriers, but for veterinarians, horse owners, and guests.”

“EQUUS Television extends an enthusiastic invitation to fans and supporters across the nation and around the world to join us in Reno for this thrilling event,” says EQUUS Television CEO John Barlett.  “With our Connected Television Web and EQUUS Mobile App, we promise to bring the excitement of the competition right into the homes of viewers. Our Worldwide Correspondent, Diana De Rosa, will provide on-the-scene interviews, updates, and live coverage throughout the event.”

Registration for the event opened on June 6, and all necessary details can be found at the official website: https://americanfarriers.org/page/2023-convention-home or by contacting the AFA/FIA office at 859-233-7411.

For media inquiries, please contact: Diana De Rosa, Worldwide Correspondent, EQUUS Television Network Email: diana@equustelevision.net Phone: 516.848.4867

Martha Jones, Executive Director American Farrier’s Association and Farrier Industry Association Email: mjones@americanfarriers.org Phone: 859-233-7411 x. 3 (office)

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to be part of the American Farrier’s Association 52nd Annual Convention and 2023 National Forging & Horseshoeing Competition in Reno, Nevada. Mark your calendars, and we look forward to seeing you there!

About AFA: The American Farrier’s Association (AFA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting farriery as a recognized profession. Through education, certification, and the sharing of knowledge, AFA strives to improve the welfare of horses through the care of their hooves.

About EQUUS Television: EQUUS Television is a premier equine network, committed to bringing top-quality equestrian content to viewers worldwide. With a focus on promoting the equestrian lifestyle, EQUUS Television covers a wide range of events and disciplines within the horse world.

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