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    03-07-2013, 07:19 PM
That's cool! I know our farrier school here in Oregon is only about an hour away with a 20 wk course, 10 wk internship and when you complete that you get certified through I think it was called the American farrier association or something along those lines. I would so do it, it's just biting the bullet and paying upfront all the money!
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    03-07-2013, 07:28 PM
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It is hard work! You work outside in the heat and the cold, and you won't start out at the cushy barns, you will start out with the backyard horses with not a flat hard surface in site.

You might check with a farrier you know and see what the market is where you live, or how it is where you want to relocate.

Good luck I think there needs to be more good farriers, I think it could be rewarding too.
    03-08-2013, 06:05 AM
I am interested about that too.
I was wondering if anybody has attended any of these online courses ...
I can't move away from Italy because of my horses so I can just have a distance course, if it's done well :)
I already graduated in Animal Biology and attended Equine Nutrition course too at University of Edinburgh, and I live between horses since I was a teenager.
So, I would like to have another title for my CV to work with horses.
What are the best and famous University for horses?
What do you think about that?
    03-15-2013, 11:09 PM
Olds College in Alberta has some online courses. I know this because I am looking into going to their 2 year Horsemanship class.
    03-15-2013, 11:19 PM
Thanks I'll look into it :)
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    03-16-2013, 12:07 AM
Originally Posted by Fulford15    
Check out University of Guelph, Ontario online Equine courses, some are expensive, but well worth it. Good luck!
I know a girl that does some training around here.She took some of those online classes from there. Now has extra certificates she adds to her resume.
    03-23-2013, 11:06 PM
How about an online veterinary technology degree? You get a local vet to work with you on hands on stuff and do the book stuff online. It is accredited.

VTDLP - VetTech Distance Learning Program
    03-25-2013, 08:01 PM
A business degree would be good regardless if you get into a horse business or not, and really could help you manage your own business in the long run if you become a farrier/trainer/instructor.
    03-25-2013, 08:31 PM
Guelph has great equine courses- I'm really enjoying them .

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