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BFBA Farrier Focus

Date: 24th September 2016 - 25th September 2016
 
To be held at The Forge, Stoneleigh, alongside the BFBA International Team Horseshoeing Competition.
 
Tradestand space is now sold out. Come and join us for an educational and sociable farriery event in addition to gaining invaluable industry information - be a part of it!
 
PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE (updated 07.09.16)
 

Speakers

  • Sam Head
  • Mark Caldwell 
  • Dean Bland
  • Elaine Hall
  • Abby Bunyard
  • Amy Barstow
  • Chris Lissner
  • Mark Trussler 

Saturday 

 

10am Chris Linssner Opening 

 

10.15 Abby Bunyard

 

11am Sam Head --- "it's 1/2 inch high outside.....isn't it!!!"

 

12pm Dean Bland

 

1pm Mark Caldwell

 

2pm   WET LAB

 

4 TABLES 1 hour of 4 sessions at 15 MINS ROTATION 

  1. Sam Head -"Success with bar shoes, tips and tricks to get good bar fit"
  2. Dean Bland
  3. Huw Dyer
  4. NWT product demo

 

3pm Amy Barstow - “Lame horses and how to spot them”

 

4pm Mark Trussler - “Laterally offset hoof capsules and how to spot them”

 

5pm Open Forum 

  • Should the industry be responsible for covering the cost of ATF retention fee?
  • How should the industry communicate?
  • Updating the contact details for industry professionals/ Apprentices 
  • CPD evolution, what do you want from it?

WCF/ FRC/ BFBA

 

6pm close 

 

6.30pm BBQ

 

Sunday 

 

9.45am-  Sam Head

10.45am- Dean Bland

11.45am- David Nicholls

12.45pm-   Stephen Hill

1.45pm-   CPD should it be mandatory? -BB?

 

2.30pm            ATF and APPRENTICE CONVENTION 

2.45pm. Introduction - Cliff

3pm Abby Bunyard- Trailblazer and the new apprenticeship

3.30pm Jim Blurton - Setting up your business and looking at you and your pricing

3.30pm Train the trainer - warks?Myescough?— DO WE WANT THIS?????

4pm CPD for apprentice/Farrier/ATF

  • CPD evolution what do you want from it?
  • should the industry be responsible for covering the cost of ATF retention fee?

How should the industry communicate?

Updating the contact details for industry professionals/ Apprentices

4.30pm Open forum WCF/ FRC/BFBA

5.15pm CLOSE FORUM