British Farriers & Blacksmiths Association

BFBA 'The Farrier Business'

Date: 20th July 2018

An overview day considering the administration and planning tasks involved in running an efficient and

successful farriery business in the UK.

This one-day course will start with registration at 9am promptly and will take place at BFBA Head Office at The Forge, Stoneleigh.


9.30am Andrea Brereton

Employment, Management, Business Structure

Presentation focusing on the requirements of being an employer and running a modern farriery business including a basic GDPR policy. Andrea will focus on how a business needs to be structured going forward and will encompass marketing, finances, development, conflict resolution and employment (apprentices or sub-contractors)


12.45 - 1.30 Lunch


1.30 Ashlee Byrne, British Equestrian Federation

Safeguarding and being a modern professional in the equine industry

This is a safe-guarding lecture and professionalism presentation which will also provide attendees with a basic safe-guarding certificate.


2.30pm Roz Simcock

Planning for your retirement and making sure you are truly insured

Roz will provide essential information on finance, pensions and insurances looking at -

  • successful retirement planning/understanding your pension
  • why investing makes sense - making your money work harder for you
  • making sure you have the right cover in place to protect you and your family


3.15 Speaker TBC

The farriery business and working life/real experience. Including the day to day running of a business and how the business operates within the farriery industry.


£67.50 BFBA members

£87.50 non BFBA members


Places are limited! To book - 


Phone:         024 7669 6595