Calendar of NW Clinics and Workshops
Fire Mountain Trail Course Orientation Workshops 5:03 pm
Julie Carpenter Horsemanship Clinic
Julie Carpenter Horsemanship Clinic @ Bridle Trails State Park
Sep 5 – Sep 8 all-day
September 5-8: (4 Day) Julie Carpenter Horsemanship From The Heart Clinic Julie Carpenter’s experiences as a horse trainer, yoga instructor and life coach have served to make her uniquely qualified to offer riders from all[...]
Drill Clinic @ Tacoma Unit Horseman's Arena
Sep 21 all-day
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AFA Certification 8:00 am
Trail Meister 9:00 am
Join us for several days of
Lectures – Demos – Hands-on – Contest
Auction – Membership Meeting – Banquet
Good Times and Great Farriers
Also, open to Horse Owners!
Clinician Doug Russo; CJF, AWCF
Iowa State University Farrier
Friday Sept 27th
- Treatment Options for Lameness part 1
- Eagle Eye
- Farrier Legal Advice
- Surprise Event
- Treatment Options for Lameness part 2
- Horse Head Blacksmith Demo
- Surprise Event
Saturday Sept. 28th
- Forging Class
- Shoeing for Conformation to Promote Soundness
- Website Development to Enhance Your Business
- Shoeing Demo
- Membership Meeting
- Banquet and Auction
- Banquet dinner provided by Rodeo City Bar-B-Q
Sunday Sept. 29th.
- Shoeing Contest
Doug Russo began his full time career more than 15 years ago through an apprenticeship with Richard Becker CJF. He served as president of the Michigan Horseshoers Association as well as several years on the MHA board of directors. He is a past board member of the AFA, current approved tester as well as the chairman of the AFA’s research committee. He is an AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier as well as an Associate of The Worshipful Company of Farriers.
He is currently employed by Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he serves as resident farrier. In his role at ISU, he teaches a two week rotation for fourth year veterinary students as well as lectures for the half semester lameness elective. He also works in support of ISU’s veterinary surgeons preforming therapeutic farriery. Doug is committed and passionate about improving the educational opportunities for vet students with a goal of improving their knowledge of farriery and instilling a trust and understanding of how farriers work. In the end his goal is improving Vet/Farrier relations.
Doug enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. He is a hobby artist blacksmith, knife maker and enjoys time spent on his horse.
To register for this event click the green ticket link above.
Would you like happy, healthy, and sound horses this winter? Are you dreading the mud?
Join Snohomish Conservation District Farm Planners on a farm that recently took steps to make winter easier for the owner and her horses. Learn how you can get help to do the same, and get tips about keeping your horses healthy all winter long!
Join us to learn more about how to:
• design and build mud-free paddocks
• prevent hoof problems
• prevent boredom
• compost manure
Questions? Call Kathryn at 425-377-7024. To protect the farm’s privacy, the address will be sent to you after you sign up.
Partially sponsored by Snohomish County Surface Water Management.
This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under Assistance Agreement PC-01J18001 to the Washington State Department of Health. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.
Join us for a weekend focused on the fundamentals of good shoeing skills as we learn from Ben’s years of experience and expertise.
Lunch and dinner provided both days.
Click the green ticket button above to register for this clinic.