Fri, Sep 24|
Kittitas Valley Event Center
FAWS Annual Conference 2021
Join us for (3) days of continued education and fun at this years Fall Conference. Clnician/Judge is Hank Chisholm, CJF. Please see schedule and hotel information below. Registration closes Friday September 17th. Cost is $200 for members, $250 for non-members
Time & Location
Sep 24, 2021, 8:00 AM – Sep 26, 2021, 4:00 PM
Kittitas Valley Event Center , 901 E 7th Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA
About The Event
Tentative Schedule for FAWS Fall Conference
Friday September 24
9am Team Eagle Eye
10am Knife Sharpening
11:00am Lameness Double Jeopardy
1:00pm Shoeing the Barrel Horse Demo
4:00pm Tool Cart Rodeo
5:30pm Potluck Forging
Saturday September 25
8am Forging Contest
9:30am MVP’s of Therapeutic Shoeing
11:00am Blacksmiths Bouquet
1:00pm Financial Success for Farriers
2:00pm Shoeing Takeaways
3:00pm Blacksmith Bouquet (part 2)
4:00pm General Membership Meeting
6:00pm Injured Farriers Fund Auction and Dinner At Red Lion Inn Banquet Room
Sunday September 26
8am Shoeing Contest
We have a block of rooms reserved at the Comfort Inn and Suites under "FAWS". Group room rate is $80/night. Contact the front desk for reservations at 509-243-6026. Block rate closes on Friday, September 17th.
Address for the hotel is:
1722 Canyon Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926
FAWS in FIRE Challenge
As we did before, we will again have a FAWS in FIRE Challenge to benefit the FAWS Injured Farriers Fund. You may enter as many times as you wish. Auction to take place at our Fall Conference September 24-26, 2021 in Ellensburg, WA. If you are unable to attend the Fall Conference in person, please mail to PO Box 948 Coupeville, WA 98239.
Challenge #1 is make a horseshoe NOT from traditional barstock. Must have a minimum of 4 nail holes. No size requirement. Acceptable source materials include rebar, rasps, layered/welded billets, junk steel, etc.
Highest auctioned off item will be crowned winner and receive a ribbon and cash prize!!
Challenge #2 is make somehing from a horseshoe. Finished product must show at least one nail hole. Your project must included a minimum of 2" of horseshoe, but may include other materials.