Mike’s Calendar

2017

  DATE EVENT LOCATION
 March 1–4 Competitor: World Horseshoeing Classic Lexington, KY
 March 31–April 1 PPFA Contest (Competitor) & Certification (Tester) Pennsylvania
 May 12–14 Judge: 31st Annual Oklahoma Farriers Association Memorial Clinic & Contest Oklahoma
 June 22–26 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2017 Competition 2 Edgewood, NM
 September 1–5 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2017 Competition 3 Sheridan, WY
 October 5–9 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2017 Competition 4 Doswell, VA
 December 6–10 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2017 Competition 5 Las Vegas, NV

2016

  DATE EVENT LOCATION
 February 27 Attending: World Horseshoeing Classic Lexington, KY
 February 29–March 4 Attending: American Farriers Association (AFA) Annual Convention Mobile, AL
 March 11–14 Clinician: For Alaska Farriers, Vets and Horse Owners Fairbanks, AK
 March 25–26 Attending: Virginia Horseshoers Association Clinic with Chris Madrid Richmond, VA
 April 2 Tester: Pennsylvania Professional Farriers Association AFA Certification Harley, DE
 May 21–22 Clinician: Maryland Blacksmiths Days Westminster, MD
 September 30–October 2 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2016 Competition 4 Doswell, VA

2015

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 January 15 Attending: Year-end meeting of the Maryland Farrier’s Association Association New Market, MD
 March 7–9 Clinician: Prepping for certifications Saskatchewan, Canada
 March 20–21 Attending: Clinic at Five Star Horseshoeing School Minco, OK
 April 17–19 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2015 Competition 1 at the Midwest Horse Fair Madison, WI
 July 10–11 Clinician: New Mexico Professional Horseshoers Association Rio Dosa, NM
 July 24–25 Clinician: Georgia Professional Farrier Association Cummings, Georgia
 August 29–30 Judge: Empire State Farriers Association Contest Rhinebeck, NY
 September 25–27 Clinician: Farriers Association of Washington State Ellensburg, WA
 October 2–4 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2015 Competition 4 Doswell, VA
 November 14–15 Attending: Virginia Horseshoers Association Year-End Meeting & Ben Yager Clinic Hanover, VA
 December 10–12 Competitor: World Championship Blacksmiths 2015 Competition 5 Las Vegas, NV

2014

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 January 11 Clinician – Year-end meeting of the Virginia Horseshoers Association Mineral, VA
 February 19–22 Competitor – World Horseshoeing Classic team shoeing & forging competition Lexington, KY
 February 25–28 Lecturer – American Farrier’s Association 43rd Annual Convention Reno, NV
 April 4–5 Judge & Clinician – Alberta Horseshoeing Championships Alberta, Canada
 April 11–13 Competitor – World Championship Blacksmiths 2014 Competition 1 at the Midwest Horse Fair Madison, Wis.
 June 13–15 Competitor – World Championship Blacksmiths 2014 Competition 2 Eureka, NV
 August 22 Clinic – Dissection/Anatomy and Tool Making, Virginia Horseshoers Association Mt. Vernon, VA
 September 12–13 Clinician – Five Star Horseshoeing School Minco, OK
 September 27 Judge – Virginia State Fair Forging Contest Doswell, VA
 October 23–26 Competitor – World Championship Blacksmiths 2014 Competition 4 Edgewood, NM
 December 4–7 Competitor – World Championship Blacksmiths 2014 Competition 5 Kissimmee, FL
 December 12–13 Tester – American Farriers Association Certification Blacksburg, VA

2013

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 February 26–March 3 Accepting Associate certificate from the Worshipful Company of Farriers – See photos London, UK
 March 24–30 Clinician at AFA certification preparation clinic at Five Star Horseshoeing School Minco, OK
 April 18–21 World Championship Blacksmiths 2013 Competition 1 at the Midwest Horse Fair Madison, Wis.
 June 13–17 World Championship Blacksmiths 2013 Competition 2 Eureka, NV
 August 4 Forging Demonstration at the Howard County Fair in the Ag Education Tent West Friendship, MD
 August 30–September 3 World Championship Blacksmiths 2013 Competition 3 at Don King Days Sheridan, WY
 September 21 Assisting at the PPFA AFA Certification as a Tester Heartly, DE
 October 4–5 Clinician for the AWCF prep course at the Kentucky Horseshoeing School Lexington, KY
 November 9–10 Maryland Farriers Association Grant Moon Clinic MD
 December 11–15 World Championship Blacksmiths 2013 Competition 5 at National Cutting Horse Futurity Fort Worth, TX

2012

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 February 23–26 World Horseshoeing Classic Lexington, Ky.
 March 24–25 Assisting at the Western New York Farriers Association AFA Certification as a Tester Webster, N.Y.
 March 30–31 Assisting at the West Virginia Farrier Association AFA Certification as a Tester Augusta, W.Va.
 April 20–22 World Championship Blacksmiths 2012 Competition 1 at Midwest Horse Fair Madison, Wis.
 June 10–12 World Championship Blacksmiths 2012 Competition 2 at Hammers & Hooves Horse Fair Edgewood, N.M.
 June 24–25 Assisting at the Maryland Farriers Association AFA Certification as a Tester Damascus, Md.
 September 6–9 World Championship Blacksmiths 2012 Competition 3 at Hebron Harvest Fair Hebron, Conn.
 October 8–9 Associate of the Worshipful Company of Farriers Exam Lamar, MO
 December 12–16 World Championship Blacksmiths 2012 Competition 5 at National Cutting Horse Futurity Fort Worth, TX

2011

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 February 24–27 World Horseshoeing Classic Lexington, Ky.
 April 15–17 World Championship Blacksmiths 2011 Competition 1 at Midwest Horse Fair Madison, Wi.
 June 10–12 World Championship Blacksmiths 2011 Competition 2 at Hammers & Hooves Horse Fair Edgewood, NM
 June 24–25 Assisting at the Maryland Farriers Association AFA Certification as a Tester Damascus, Md.
 October 10–11 Associate of the Worshipful Company of Farriers Exam England
 December 3–4 Teaching University of Maryland Weekend Introduction to Farriery course College Park, Md.

2010

 DATE EVENT LOCATION
 January 15 Maryland Horse World Expo 3 p.m. Lecture: “Myths Surrounding Feet and Farriery” Timonium, Md.
 January 4–22 Teaching Introduction to Farriery Class at the University of Maryland College Park, Md.
 March 7 Maryland Farriers Association Pre-Certification Clinic Maryland
 March 19–21 Five Star Forge Clinic & Contest Virginia Beach, Va.
 April 4 Assisting at the Maryland Farriers Association Pre-Certification Clinic Damascus, Md.
 April 24 Forging Demonstration, Part of Ag Day at the University of Maryland’s Maryland Day 2009. College Park, Md.
 May 1–2 Assisting at the Maryland Farriers Association AFA Certification as a Provisional Tester Damascus, Md.
 June 12–13 Assisting at the Virginia Horseshoers Association AFA Certification as a Provisional Tester Mineral, Va.
 August 6 Attending the Maryland Horse Forum on behalf of the Maryland Farriers Association Upper Marlboro, Md.
 August 23 Assisting at the Mint Vale Forge AFA Certification as a Provisional Tester Cambridge, Md.
 September 30 Virginia Horseshoers Association Forging Contest – See Results Virginia State Fair
 November 7 North Carolina Horseshoers Association Forging Contest at Flint Rock Farm – See Results Summerfield, NC