British Farriers & Blacksmiths Association


The BFBA is involved at Board level across the farrier industry in addition to hosting and supporting educational and competitive events across the country. This page is regularly updated with industry developments and news. At all times, we welcome your comments and feedback; please do get in touch.

BFBA Focus Forum 2021

The Focus Forum is your chance to ask questions, seek clarification and share your opinions. Gain a better understanding of the industry we work in and help shape the future of farriery. See full details >>
Added 6 September 2021.

BFBA Focus 2021 – pre-register now!

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and to help us plan accordingly, attendees are being asked to pre-register. Card or cash will be accepted on the door but pre-registration will guarantee your goody bag! See full details >>
Added 19 August 2021.

Farriers Thriving at Work

As farriers it is important to us that we are in a position to deliver high quality care and service for our clients and that we get to enjoy happy, fulfilling careers. The BFBA have partnered with Veterinary Defence Society (VDS) Training to create a bespoke support program to help farriers do just that. The program kicks off this November and we are excited to offer you the chance to come on board. See full details >>
Added 17 August 2021.