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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.



Young Racehorses and skeletal symmetry

McTimoney animal practitioner, Rory O’Brien, will present a scientific study he has undertaken on young racehorses at the prestigious British Society of Animal Science conference in Croke Park, Dublin in April. Read full notice >>
Notice added 19 March 2018.

Greg Rutherford and Owen Bush bladesmithing

Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford will star in a series of short films on TV channel HISTORY® where he will learn the art of bladesmithing. Under the expert tutelage of Kent-based bladesmith, Owen Bush, Greg learns the ancient craft of forging iron and steel to create historic tools and weapons. Read full notice >>
Notice added 19 March 2018.

Farrier Receives NEF Award

Dr Simon Curtis, a practicing farrier in Newmarket, Suffolk was announced as the winner of the Sir Colin Spedding Award at yesterday’s National Equine Forum (NEF), Thursday 8th March 2018. Read full notice >>
Notice added 9 March 2018.

Redefine Equine Lameness?

An international team of researchers, including from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London, have strongly advised on the need to discriminate clearly between “asymmetry” and “lameness” when assessing a horse’s gait. Read full notice >>
Notice added 5 September 2017.