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Stephen Hill – Farrier

Stephen Hill Stephen Hill runs a successful farriery practise based in Leicestershire. He is a regular competitor in addition to being a Worshipful Company of Farriers Judge and Examiner. This interview was conducted whilst he was driving home from judging … Continue reading

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Nigel Brown AWCF – Farrier Focus Recently crowned UK national champion farrier (2013), Nigel Brown runs a farriery business in Abergavenny, South Wales. He is an ATF (Approved Training Farrier), competes regularly and is a member of the Welsh International … Continue reading

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A different angle for farrier training

I’ve been thinking about the training of apprentices and how the financials work (or don’t work). The cost to the apprentice is the investment of a number of years, usually on modest wages and some hard physical graft to get … Continue reading

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$#*! my boss said – number three

Some of the stuff my old boss would come out with when I was training to be a farrier might not fit into the politically correct category nowadays. I wonder if he’s still using the same sayings. Number three: “I … Continue reading

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$#*! my boss said – number two

Some of the stuff my old boss would come out with when I was training to be a farrier might not fit into the politically correct category nowadays. I wonder if he’s still using the same sayings. Number two: “Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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$#*! my boss said – number one

Some of the stuff my old boss would come out with when I was training to be a farrier might not fit into the politically correct category nowadays. I wonder if he’s still using the same sayings. Number one: “Do … Continue reading

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$#*! my boss said

Some of the stuff my old boss would come out with when I was training to be a farrier might not fit into the politically correct category nowadays. I wonder if he’s still using the same sayings. I’ll post some … Continue reading

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Learning to be a farrier on a weekend course

Q. I’d like to start shoeing my own horses so I no longer need to use a farrier. Is there a weekend course I can go on or better still a book I can read to learn the basics? I … Continue reading

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