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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.



Seeking ATF

My names Grace Coombes. I finished my pre-farrier course at Moreton Morrell in June, passing my forge exam and achieving a distinction* for my level 2 extended certificate in horse care. Read full notice >>
Notice added 15 November 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.

Access to laminitis research

EVJ Provides Free Online Access to Latest Research on Endocrinopathic Laminitis Laminitis, a complex, common and potentially devastating disease, remains one of the greatest veterinary challenges in the equestrian world. As knowledge of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of endocrinopathic laminitis continues to grow, the Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) is helping equine vets stay up to speed by giving them free access to a substantial collection of recent articles from around the world. Read full notice >>
Notice added 18 February 2019.