Farriery is the shoeing of horses and similar animals. A farrier is a skilled craftsperson who is able to make shoes for all types of horses’ feet according to the needs and welfare of the animal. This course provides the knowledge and skills required to progress to a farriery apprenticeship.
– BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care
– City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Forgework
Progression opportunities and career destinations
This course provides an opportunity for students to progress onto an Apprenticeship in Farriery, ultimately sitting the Diploma of the Worshipful Company of Farriers and becoming a registered member or study for the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management.
Students spend five weeks working with an approved farrier or in an approved work experience equine establishment to improve their horse care skills.