Continuing education and betterment through collaboration. The OFA not only offers clinics but an entire network of like-minded talented individuals.
Founded in 1980, the Ontario Farriers Association is a non-profit organization that speaks for the interests of its members and is a resource for the equine community regarding hoof care. Further, the OFA assists farriers to improve their skills and provides a forum for the promotion and implementation of standards for quality service in the industry. The OFA is dedicated to the principle that continuing education is needed to improve health care given to horses.
See our events page for upcoming certifications and information for the EOFA Clinic and Block Party being hosted at Synergy Farm and Forge.
Meet the board of directors
The OFA board of directors consists of 9 volunteer positions. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and 5 directors
Mike Mehak CF
Mark Struthers CF
Wendy Wood CF
Sara Vanderpol CJF
Thinking of getting involved?…
The OFA is entirely volunteer. If you feel you can help contribute in any capacity, please feel free to talk to any of our board members.
Friends and Sponsors
Without sponsorship, the OFA would not be able to put on multiple clinics, certifications and contests every year. Below is a list and a link of all our current sponsors. If you or your company is interested in sponsoring the OFA, please contact us.