Canadian Farrier School


The Canadian Farrier School
Calgary, AB, Canada
403-359-4424 or 403-458-4424 (Gary Johnston – Instructor)

Do you want to learn to be a professional farrier or just to do your own horses? Then attend the Canadian Farrier School and learn how to shoe and trim horses the proper way and how to detect any common lameness. We also offer a two day trimming class which is held during the farrier school.

Village Farrier School
51566 Range Road 223 Sherwood Park, AB T8C 1H4 Canada

Olds College
4500 50 St, Olds, AB T4H 1E5, Canada
403-556-8251 or 403-507-7966

Start your rewarding career as a Farrier at Olds College. If you enjoy working with horses, enjoy physical labour and want to earn a good wage, the Farrier Science program will give you the edge you need. Our hands-on training techniques, state-of-the-art facilities and experienced instructors have made Olds College one of the premier farrier schools in North America. Olds College has moved to a two year Farrier Science Diploma program beginning fall 2010.

British Columbia (BC)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Surrey, BC V3T, Canada

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers a well-equipped workshop that provides a safe working environment. Kwantlen’s Farrier program will provide students with a sound foundation of theory and range of skills necessary to confidently begin a career as a Farrier. Graduates from Kwantlen Polytechnic University have gone on to successful careers around the world, as well as compete at the international level.

Northwest Community College
Houston, British Columbia V0J 1Z0, Canada

Nova Scotia

Firehouse Ironworks [blacksmith school]
Whycocomagh, NS B0E 3M0, Canada

FireHouse Ironworks is a traditional blacksmith shop that provides custom ironworks and training. We are available for commissions and would be happy to discuss your ironwork needs. We can design your project and make it reality. Workshops offered: MECHANICS OF BLACKSMITHING, BEGINNING BLACKSMITHING, INTERMEDIATE CLASS, ADVANCED CLASS

Maritime Farrier School
2425 Camden Road, RR# 3, Truro, Nova Scotia Canada B2N 5B2

Maritime Farrier School is a small independent horseshoeing school located just outside of Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. We’re committed to quality hoof care training and education and are currently accepting new students for our next twelve week course.


Haliburton School of The Arts – Fleming College [blacksmith school]
297 College Drive, Haliburton, Ontario, K0M 1S0 CANADA
705-749-5530 / 866-353-6464

Haliburton School of The Arts offers unique and flexible options for earning a diploma in the visual arts. In a fully-equipped coal and propane forge studio, students will immerse themselves in the world of blacksmithing. A team of instructors, who are practicing artists will guide students through the process and exploration of metal sculpture. Students will learn studio safety, tool making, and how to form and manipulate metal to create three-dimensional sculptures, architectural details and fixtures, furnishings and utensils. Using the history of blacksmithing as an influence, and hands-on instruction, students will acquire the skills required to present ideas to potential clients and shape those ideas into a variety of metal forms.

The Canadian Horseshoeing School
415316 41st Line, County Road#17 Embro, ON N0J 1J0

From our program you can expect to learn , trimming and shoeing techniques to keep a sound horse sound. This enables the successful graduate to be competent at his/her skilled level of farriery. Most students look for the shorter courses offered , however we feel you need to look at the longest course , and the best student – to – teacher ratio. We find We find 15 weeks is bare minimum and have an open door policy for any past students to continue to use our facility.


Prairie Farrier School
Clavet, SK S0K, Canada

The Prairie Farrier School was established due to the large demand for skilled, competent, farriers and horseshoers. It is the goal of the Prairie Farrier School to meet the challenge of this growing trade by graduating skilled professionals. We have guest farriers, vets, prior students and horse owners to discuss various problems and issues related to horses. When you leave Prairie Farrier School you will have a great education and a great start on your new carreer as an entry level professional farrier.

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