16 Week Farrier Course (4 Months)

LENGTH: 16 WEEKS (640 hours of instruction)
TUITION & SUPPLIES: $17,625.00 (includes classes, tools, books and bunkhouse)
CLASS DATES: A new class begins every Monday View Schedule
SCHEDULE: Monday though Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This is an advanced four month farrier course that includes all the basic skills taught in our other course and also includes learning how to help horse overcome injury. You will have the opportunity to shoe A LOT more horses and do more forage work.

Instruction includes:

  • Shoeing the hoof
  • Trimming
  • Forge work
  • Field work
  • Hands-on experience with horses, draft horses and mules

Course Outline:
This course allows you to shoe A LOT of horses in addition to learning how to help them overcome injury. We will cover when and how to use therapeutic shoes to help an equine athlete recover. Our four month farrier course also  offers more forage work including clubfooted shoes, cow-hocked shoes, contracted heels shoe, calked ankle, winging and paddling shoe, concave roller-motion shoe and many more. You will learn to help the novice horse owner understand the anatomy of the legs and feet, the importance of the health of the horses  and what products can help poorly trained horses stand for a farrier.

Written test for advanced farrier certification for the  Brotherhood of Working Farriers Association (BWFA) will be given at the request of the student upon completion of the course. After passing the tests, the student can apply for membership with the Brotherhood of Working Farriers for a fee of $85.00 and a picture.

Total number of hours in course: 560

  • Examination and theory: 12 hours
  • Lecture and forge work: 60 hours
  • Shoeing and field work: 488 hours

Sixteen Week Course Cost: $17,625.00

Tuition Tools and Books Bunkhouse
$16,700.00 $925.00 view list $0.00