Thursday, May 24, 2007

American Farrier's Association's Executive Committee to Meet in Nashville, Tennessee in June

(May 24, 2007) Lexington, Kentucky--In an effort to reach out to the AFA members and chapters and increase input to the organization, the American Farrier's Association's Executive Committee has decided to take it‚s five annual face-to-face meetings on the road. Traditionally, these meetings have taken place at the association's headquarters at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

"After the first face-to-face in Lexington, it was decided that we should use these meetings as an opportunity to reach out to our membership in each of the new regions as we conduct business on their behalf," said Dick Fanguy, AFA Vice President. "The meetings will take place over two days with one being a Œtown hall‚ style where we can answer any questions members might have and hear first hand what each of our members expects from our association and officers."

In Nashville, Tennessee, hosted by Music City Horseshoers Association, the EC will hold its executive meeting all day Thursday, June 7 and will host a Town Hall meeting on Friday, June 8 along with a clinic for all interested farriers and enthusiasts alike.

The venue for the meeting will be Saddle Up Therapeutic Riding Center in Franklin, TN. Meetings are slated for 9am-5pm. All farriers are encouraged to attend, regardless of their affiliation with the AFA. The clinic is free of charge. Locally, contact Steve Davis at 615-945-9575.

(This post is edited from a press release.)