** UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP & MANAGMENT!**
LENGTH: 4 WEEKS (160 hours of instruction)
TUITION & SUPPLIES: $5,625.00
Includes classes, tools, books and bunkhouse
REGISTRATION FEE: $200.00
A new class begins every Monday
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This is a very basic course for horse owners interested in maintaining the health of their own horses through balanced hooves and shoeing or for individuals who wish to have a part-time business.
• Shoeing the hoof
• Forge work
• Field work
• Hands-on experience with horses, draft horses and mules
Anvil and Forges are assigned; students are taught how to operate gas forges and how to make shoes from bar stock, including bending and shaping of shoes. Videos are shown depicting the basics of horseshoeing, glue-on shoes, Founder Horses, punched egg bar shoes. Field trips are included to various stables and ranches for hands-on shoeing experience.
Students make the following types of shoes:
Back shoes, front shoes, block heel, clip on shoes, roll toe, rocker toe shoes, trailer on shoes, square toe shoes Swedge Black Heel shoes and egg bar shoes. Students are graded weekly and complete a written examination.
Total number of hours in course: 160
• Examination and theory: 4 hours
• Lecture and forge work: 20 hours
• Shoeing and field work: 136 hours
Four Week Course Cost: $5,625.00
Tools and Books: $925.00
Come Start Your New Career With Us!
Tucson School of Horseshoeing
2230 North Kimberly Road, Tucson, AZ 85749
Office: (520) 749-5212
Toll Free: 1 800-657-2779
Cell: (520) 500-7555
Fax: (520) 760-0886
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