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Here you will find details of industry news and developments that are relevant to your industry - correct at the time of publishing; historical articles are displayed for interest and may not be a reflection of current situations.Should you have a story that you wish to be published please email details (and images) to claire@forgeandfarrier.co.uk.



Lifetime Achievement for NAF Founder

This year at the BETA Awards Ceremony, members of the British Equestrian Trade Association gave a rare standing ovation to BETA Lifetime Achievement Award winner Richard Cleeve. The award honoured Richard’s life which he has dedicated to promote equine health and welfare spanning over three decades. Read full notice >>
Notice added 24 January 2020.

Farriery Milestone for Senegal

In what’s thought to be a first outside of Europe, Senegal will offer an accredited certification in farriery from early 2020, thanks to work by Brooke West Africa. Read full notice >>
Notice added 13 December 2019.

Warwickshire College trial new delivery model

The Farriery department at Moreton Morrell College would like to inform our prospective employers and apprentices that we are trialing a different delivery model for the new farriery apprenticeship standard, which has been very successful in other subject areas. Read full notice >>
Notice added 13 November 2019.

LANTRA review of the NOS

Lantra have been awarded the work to review the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Farriery and are seeking input from England, Scotland, Wales and NI to ensure that they are relevant, accurate and an important benchmark for industry and qualifications across the UK. Read full notice >>
Notice added 13 August 2019.

Jim Hayter wins WCF Best Shod Award at Aintree

The saying goes, "No Hoof, No Horse!" Farrier James Hayter DipWCF Hons has been well recognised on the eventing circuit for his excellent shoeing ability, having won the prestigious Worshipful Company of Farriers (WCF) ‘Best Shod Horse Award’ at Badminton and Burghley on more than one occasion.  Read full notice >>
Notice added 10 April 2019.