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

Meekers's Farrier Meeting/Davie County Large Animal Hospital

Tuesday March 12th - 6:00pm
(Every 2nd Tuesday Night of the Month, Be sure to check for updates or cancelations due to weather or holidays)

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

NCHA Board of Directors Meeting
March 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
Elizabeths Pizza
119 Siler Crossing, Siler City, NC 27344

(3rd Monday of odd number months)

NCHA Clinic/Annual Membership/Elections

Saturday March, 30 2019
Dave Farley, CF APF-1

Clinic Held at :
Shooting Star Horse Farm
5624 Davis Mill Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406

Live Shoeing Demo Door Prizes
Vendors from some of the major manufacturing companies of horseshoeing products
set up for you to visit

Schedule of Events

8:00am Registration coffee & donuts provided by Keystone Leather
1:00pm Lunch provided by NC Tool Co Inc
1:00pm  Store Opens    10% discount on all purchases
              NC Tool Co Inc
              6133 Hunt Road   Pleasant Garden, NC 27313

Clinician sponsored by

Approved for 7 AAPF credits

About the Clinician 
David Farley CF APF-1

Dave of Coshocton, Ohio and Loxahatchee, Florida has been shoeing horses for over 35 years. He has shod for a broad range of disciplines, including western horses, reining, dressage, hunters and jumpers. His business today is focused on hunters and jumpers on the “A” Circuit. Throughout his shoeing career he has participated in educational functions. For a number of years he has been doing shoeing clinics in the US and Canada, including the AFA Convention and the International Hoof Care Summit. In 2000, he received the Clinician of the year Award from the AFA, in recognition of his contributions to the industry. In 2008, he was inducted into the International Horeshoeing Hall of Fame. In 2017, he was selected to deliver the Burney Chapman Memorial Lecture, presented by Life Data Labs at the Summit. He is a past President of the American and International Associations of Professional Farriers

NCHA Clinic/Annual Membership/Elections

New Memberships & Renewals
Elections for Vice President, Secertary & 3 Board Members are up.
Members be sure to stop by the booth to cast your votes. 


AFA Certification Exam 
April 12th @ 3:00pm (written & shoe display)
April 13th @ 9:00am (practical)

The Lesson Barn
3789 High Point Rd
Winston Salem, NC. 27107
Examiner: Dusty Franklin, CJF AWCF
Call to register before March 30th, 2019
336-407-1081 and for additional details.

Leatherwood Clinic
April 27th 9:00am
Leatherwood Mountians Resort
512 Meadow Rd, Ferguson, NC 28624
(Details to come)

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 
(Details to come)





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