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Farriery Upskilling Extension Course

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Farriery Upskilling Extension Course

The Farriery Upskilling Extension Course is intended for farriers who have completed the Farriery Upskilling Programme at Enniskillen Campus. The course is designed to assist farriers who want to further develop their skills post completion of the full upskilling course.

The course is delivered over two days per month and students attend forge work and classroom session. The places are limited; therefore, priority will be given to recent students.

Learners are expected to attend six days at Enniskillen Campus: Normally Wednesday and Thursday once per month.

Course content – Main areas of study:
  • Equine anatomy
  • Equine conformation
  • Equine dynamics and movement
  • Limb physiology
  • Injuries and ailments affecting the foot/limb
  • Forging skills
  • Production and fit of horse shoes
  • Business and IT skills (online)
Course Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed the Farrier Upskilling Programme at Enniskillen Campus prior to applying for this course and hold GCSE subjects Mathematics and English at Grade C or higher or equivalent.

Additional course information

You are required to register online for this course.  As places are limited the programme manager must approve all applicants.

To register, click on the ‘Book this course for me’ button. When you register or log in, please choose Equine from the ‘Industry Training Course’.

Booking Terms and Conditions

CAFRE Booking terms and conditions are available by clicking here.

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Enniskillen Campus

Enniskillen Campus provides the widest range of equine courses in Ireland. The college aims to develop a competitive equine industry and produce graduates with the capability to succeed in a wide range of careers.

      Julie McSwiggan

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      Julie McSwiggan
      Equine Technologist