Dedication to the Art and Science of Farriery


What's NCHA?

The North Carolina Horseshoers Association (NCHA) is dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the art and science of farriery. The organization's goal is to define, maintain, and improve the quality of craftsmanship and standard of ethics within the association and industry.

The NCHA community is comprised of and open to all farriers and veterinarians, horse owners, trainers, veterinarians and vendors in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.


Upcoming Events


July 12 & 13 
Hands On Forging Clinic with Bodie Trnka, CJF
July 12th - 9am 

Bring your rig and get some hands on forging.
Cost for clinic $100 plus NCHA membership fee. 
(Membership is $30/year or $120/5yrs.)
July 13th - 9am 
Free with NCHA Membership
River Wind Stables
3119A Tom Hunt Road
Oxford, NC 27565
(919) 418-1679

Meekers's Farrier Meeting/Davie County Large Animal Hospital

Tuesday June 11th - 6:30pm
Every 2nd Tuesday Night of the Month

Davie County Large Animal Hospital
928 Farmington Rd, Mocksville, NC 27028

NCHA Board of Directors Meeting
July 15, 2019 - 6:30pm
Elizabeths Pizza
119 Siler Crossing, Siler City, NC 27344
(3rd Monday of odd number months)

Blowing Rock Clinic
Broyhill Equestrian Preserve
1500 Laurel Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(Details to come)


2nd Annual Danny Ward Memorial Contest & Clinic
November 1st & 2nd 8:30am

Live Shoeing Competition, Vendors, Concessions, Auction & more...

The awards presentation, auction & raffle will be held Saturday evening following the clinic.


Alphin-Stuart Arena
500 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

The Host Hotel for the NCHA’s 2nd Annual Danny Ward Memorial
Contest/Clinic at VA Tech on November 1st & 2nd 2019 is:
Hilton Garden Inn
900 Plantation Rd.,
Blacksburg VA 24060
Use promotional code “HSHOE” to get the discounted rate
($114/night). Rate good for Thursday, Friday and Saturday night stays.
Reservations must be made by October 1st to get the reduced rate.





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