Ever wondered why your farrier is a bit, well, grumpy? The following things could have something to do with it...
The approach to perfect hoof health has become contentious, at times even a combative discussion between shoeing the horse or keeping it barefoot
Riders are increasingly aware that having a good team around them is an essential ingredient in success.
“It is a black and white situation whether a farrier is on the register”
One farrier has achieved a very special double with his handmade bespoke horse shoes
A disciplinary committee ruled charges proved against the man amounted to gross professional misconduct
Abscesses are the most common hoof problem according to a new survey. Research conducted over a month, ending 18 March, asked more than 600 horses owners about hoof injuries and their relationship with the farrier. Abscesses accounted for 47.92% of hoof issues, followed closely by cracks and splits (47.74%) and…
The copper-coated nails are designed to prevent microbes, such as bacteria and fungi, from entering the hoof when a horse is shod
Sergeant French, who completed his farrier apprenticeship through the army, shares the facts and figures of the King's Troop's forge
However you choose to interpret the word, farriers are indisputably fit, so we think it’s about time we celebrated Britain’s fittest — and favourite — farriers from around the country
Rescuers believe they had been left in their stables for 15 years without farrier or veterinary care
Would you know how to remove a shoe if it was posing a danger to your horse? Learn this essential skill now
Our expert therapy blogger welcomes some new members of the team and praises the work of farriers
Welsh-based farriers offer services to ensure smooth running of ecent political event
Yorkshire's Steven Beane has been crowned the world's best farrier for the fifth time
Farriers from all over Europe come to UK for prestigious competition
This week, Roland is happy to see the return of the chilly weather, and is anticipating his forthcoming training review
Roland finds out this week that part of his job requires him to be an agony aunt, and this he finds not quite so easy!
Three colleges are preparing to take over full responsibility for farriery apprenticeships after the National Farriers Training Agency was shut down
Our apprentice farrier is mastering the art of hot shoeing and is realising it is not an easy skill to master