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About The Hoof Trimmers Association

Providing hoof trimmers educational opportunities to improve hoof health by networking industry professionals.

HTA is a professional association founded to network hoof trimmers around the country, North America, and other countries as well as to advance the profession and foster the professional development of individual hoof trimmers . Its members in over 38 states, 9 provinces, and than 15 countries consist of trimmers, nutritionists, veterinarians, dairy producers, herdsmen, industry representatives, educators, researchers, extension agents, and manufacturers

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The Association offers accurate and current information on all aspects of hoof health. It can connect you with the veterinary researcher around the world who have dedicated themselves to hoof health. Interact with the most progressive and informed hoof trimmers in North America and beyond.

HTA offers a variety of programs, benefits, and support services.

  • Hoof Health Conference. The largest HTA meeting, this conference is held every 18 months in a major city in the U.S. The meeting showcases workshops, educational sessions, exhibitors, peer discussions, and networking events.
  • Professional Development. The Association organizes an series of audio seminars and demonstrations throughout the U.S. to provide advanced education and training.
  • Honors and Awards. To encourage, reward and publicize outstanding work done by professionals, HTA presents several awards and scholarships during the Annual Conference.
  • Publications. The Hoof Health Connection is a 20 page newsletter sent quarterly to all members and subscribers. This newsletter provides the reader with news from the association, recently published research, vendor and product information, business related articles, and networking information. .
  • Local Groups. HTA regional groups provide regional information, networking, and support to local trimmers.
  • Public Awareness. The Association continues to emphasize the importance of proper hoof health to the dairy industry. Much of this marketing is seen through our presence at major trade shows such as the World Dairy Expo, the World Ag Expo in Tulare, Ca; the Keystone Farm Show in Pa.; Western Canada Dairy Seminar in Alberta. Membership funds continue to support this endeavor.

Find out more by clicking on any of the links above and to the left. We look forward to working with you.

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