American Farriers Association Region 3 Clinic

American Farriers Association Region 3 Clinic

Dynamic Approach to Balance

Mike Poe, CJF, AWCF

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Mike Poe is an Associate of the Worshipful Company of Farriers and an AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier. He is also an AFA provisional examiner.

An avid competitor, Mike was a World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB) Top Ten finisher in 2013 and 2014, the WCB Category 3 Champion in 2013 and the Match Play Champion at the 2016 WCB contest in Doswell, VA and the 2015 WCB contest in Madison, WI.

Since graduating from the Eastern School of Farrier Science in 1999 and studying in the Animal Sciences program at Virginia Tech University, Mike has shod horses in a dozen states on both the East and West coasts as well as in Great Britain and Canada. His clients include owners of performance and pleasure horses in multiple disciplines, as well as equestrian programs like the one at the University of Maryland, College Park.

His practice is based in Central Maryland and he has worked as a clinician for farriers and horse owners across the U.S. and Canada.

Clinic will start with a power point lecture about the balanced hoof at 9 AM. Following the presentation, there will be live shoeing demonstrations by Mike Poe, himself.


For any questions, please contact Donnie Perkinson at 314-288-9168.