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Farriery Upskilling Extension Course

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Course Duration

2 days

Course Location

Enniskillen Campus

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 to enable them to take the Worshipful Company of Farriers Diploma (DipWCF) exam.

The course is delivered over two days and students attend forge work and classroom session over the two days.  The places are limited, therefore, priority will be given to recent students who want to take the exam.

Learners are expected to attend the two days at Enniskillen Campus:

  • Thursday 4th May and Friday 5th May
  • Wednesday 31st May and Thursday 1st June
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
Course Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed the Farrier Upskilling Programme at Enniskillen Campus prior to applying for this course.

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 ‘Apply for this course’ 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.

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

      Key Contact

      Julie McSwiggan
      Equine Technologist