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Farriery

Farrier Care is a vital part of a horses welfare, hoof care can range from trimming, balancing of horse’s hooves and placing of shoes.  Farrier’s require a combination of skills from the trade of blacksmiths where they may require to adapt, fabricate or adjust the metal shoes along with veterinary knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the lower limb.

Under the Farriers (Registration) Act 1975 it is illegal for people other than registered farriers to carry out any aspect of farrier work.  The act ensures that no unskilled person can shoe a horse that may cause harm, cruelty or suffering.