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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.



Press Release from the FRC: Trimmer Ben Street

On 2 October 2014 Mr Ben Street of Hixon, Stafford was found guilty at Stafford Magistrates’ Court of causing unnecessary suffering to a horse, and failing to take reasonable steps to ensure good practice in protecting a horse from pain, suffering, and/or disease by glueing and sealing hoof boots. Read full notice >>
Notice added 23 October 2014.

Colleges Continue on the Right Track for Farriery Training

Herefordshire & Ludlow College, Warwickshire College and Myerscough College who took over responsibility for farriery apprenticeships training provision in September last year, have been judged by Ofsted as making “significant” or “reasonable” progress in recent monitoring visits. Read full notice >>
Notice added 8 May 2014.

Matt Allen, his recovery continues

The British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association would like to support Matt with the Ride2Achieve programme and are looking to raise £1000 towards the costs. If you feel you could help in anyway you feel possible they would be delighted to here from you. Read full notice >>
Notice added 10 December 2013.