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. We are delighted to confirm that the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) are now welfare members of the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC). See full details >>
Added 25 January 2022.Happy New Year to you all. In light of the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, many of us will have spent a quieter Christmas than had been planned. Despite that, I hope you managed to enjoy yourselves and make the most of the Christmas break. See full details >>
Added 6 January 2022.Thank you for all of the questions that have been submitted. We appreciate your contributions.
We are delighted to confirm your forum Chair will be Dan Harman AWCF, Grad Dip ELR, Master Farrier. Our thanks to Dan for taking on this role. See full details >>
Added 28 October 2021.Thank you to everyone who has registered to attend BFBA Focus 21. For those that have not pre-registered we will be accepting cash and card payment on the door. We are really looking forward to seeing everyone again! See full details >>
Added 26 October 2021.Stromsholm and Five Star PROFEET from NAF partner up to support BFBA Focus 2021 See full details >>
Added 14 October 2021.The BFBA Executive Committee is delighted to confirm the ‘Pre-Farrier Test of Skills’ taking place at Focus this year over the weekend of 30th and 31st October at the Blackdown Halls at Stoneleigh Park. See full details >>
Added 7 October 2021.The Tonypandy may be awarded annually for a piece which is considered to be an outstanding example of the skill of a blacksmith or blacksmiths. See full details >>
Added 1 October 2021.The September issue of Forge is out now. Read the comment from BFBA President, Craig D'Arcy. See full details >>
Added 15 September 2021.We are delighted to confirm the following - renowned - speakers at this year's BFBA Focus! See full details >>
Added 8 September 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.