Farriery Basics for Horse Owners


This course is run by a Master Farrier, is practically based, involving the use of horses and cadaver limbs. It covers: an overview of muscular/skeletal anatomy; lameness basics and basic hoof/conformation examination; basic diseases of the foot; detailed foot/hoof examination; basic use of tools/foot trimming; and abscess first aid.

Due to occupation health and safety issues, cadaver limbs are to be used for this course. All tools, gloves and aprons will be provided. Participants must wear long pants, closed-toed footwear and all visible jewellery must be removed/covered.

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Dates to be advised

1 day x 6.5 hours
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible


Register your interest for 2020. TAFE SA will contact you once dates have been scheduled.



$199.00 GST inc

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