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Skills, Knowledge & Behaviour

The British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) exists to represent, and be the voice of, the professional farrier whilst supporting and enabling our farriery and blacksmithing members throughout their career.

Our aims are

  • to provide essential craft representation and balance to the farriery regulatory bodies
  • to encourage education and facilitate the development of its members skills
  • to support all of our members throughout their career
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Join us at Focus

It is the UK’s largest farriery event where you can watch, listen and learn with two full days of lectures and presentations from world class clinicians. Browse and shop at the trade show with in excess of 30 leading manufacturers and suppliers with new products, discounts and demonstrations.

Watch the BFBA International Team Horseshoeing Championships showcasing some of the world’s most talented farriers working under pressure against the clock!

Latest news

BFBA Focus 2022 – a date not to be missed

The BFBA are delighted to confirm Focus 2022 will take place over the weekend of 29th and 30th October at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, with the BFBA International Team Horseshoeing Competition taking place on Friday 28th October and Saturday 29th October.
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Forge Magazine

Forge Magazine is the official publication of the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA).

Forge is published six times a year in January, March, May, July, September and November and a hard copy will be sent to all UK registered farriers, farriery apprentices and blacksmith members in addition to a number of international subscribers.