Goals of SAAPF
Goals of the association.
- Improve the foundation and knowledge for both beginning and experienced farriers.
- Encourage and promote continued education . Provide support system of information, experience and contacts.
- Ultimately improve the care and service provided to all horses.
- Support and recognise farriers as experienced and educated professionals.
- Establish a respected Accreditation and Endorsement platform to publicly illustrate the dedication and commitment to the profession including specialty areas.
- Provide the education and support tools for continued and improved success.
- Promote working relationships with fellow farriers, veterinarians, suppliers and horse owners.
- Platform for owners to identify dedicated and educated farriers.
- Reassurance for owners that in order to obtain and maintain these titles their farrier is up to date on research, techniques and products.
- Give owners confidence that their farrier has professionals with experience and advice as a resource to hand.