Education Guide

Use The Farrier Guide’s Education Guide to learn about horseshoeing schools, courses, apprenticeships and training. The guide will assist you in discovering whether farriery is right for you, how to choose the right school as well as exploring alternative training options.


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  • editor
    editor February 13, 2021 at 12:08 AM

    In reply to Jonathan.

    Hi Jonathan,
    You can try these two sites to start. Lots of colleges have extension programs where you can learn about anatomy and physiology, too: https://www.equineguelph.ca/education/indiv_courses.php
    https://campus.fei.org/course/index.php?categoryid=32

  • Jonathan
    Jonathan February 13, 2021 at 12:13 AM

    I want to become a farrier however am currently overseas in the UK in lock down and therefor cant start an apprenticeship till I get home. Are there any free online courses or training resources I can study to gain a head start of some general knowledge or even of horse biology?

  • Carol Cochrane
    Carol Cochrane February 13, 2021 at 12:30 AM

    My daughter is currently 15 and has just started her GCSE’s but she doesnt leave school for another year in July 2017. We are currently living in Ruislip which is Middlesex ( near heathrow) but we have sold the house which is part of our “get out plan” and will be moving to Devon as soon as her exams are over in summer 2017. She rides and jumps a strong 17hh horse. She is 5ft.10 and still growing…She is strong and enjoys lots of sport. Her fitness & strength I think has built up over the years of mucking out and cleaning yards at a local stables. If there is a tricky horse that needs sorting they give it to Lilly…. She is well respected there and is often in charge of other stable yard helpers.
    We need to find a course or apprenticeship where she can learn a trade. She is studing Resistant Materials, Business Studies and advanced PE at school She is good at maths & physics.
    She is top/fastest rower in school, enjoys amature boxing, can snow board, ride & jump, and is an expe…

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