Olds College

Farrier Science

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:Animal Sciences
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Equestrian/Equine Studies
Description:The Farrier Science certificate program is one of a kind. The farrier program at Olds College has a fully equipped state-of-the art farrier lab that has been referred to as the best seen to date by AFA (American Farrier Association) examiners. Unique clinics with specialized farriers and product representatives expose students to new materials and techniques for applications such as performance or reconstruction.

Our Farrier Science certificate program is recognized as providing the finest farrier programming in North America. The program covers trimming, forging and fitting handmade shoes combined with horse anatomy, physiology, welding, record keeping and business management. Our students benefit from hands-on working field trips to various locations such as: Warner Ranch, Ya Ha Tinda, and the University of Calgary Veterinary program. At the end of the course students are also given the option to undertake the American Farrier Association certification exam.
URL:Farrier Science at Olds College
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : A completed Applicant Questionnaire is required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on March 05, 2021

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