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Farrier Apprenticeship Program Suspended In The United Kingdom

For decades, the British farrier apprenticeship program has been held up as the gold standard throughout the world when it comes to training horseshoers. Yet the highly regulated program came under fire on April 15 when the British government's Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) published a report questioning the effectiveness of the farrier apprenticeship program.
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Farrier Apprenticeship Program Suspended In The United Kingdom

For decades, the British farrier apprenticeship program has been held up as the gold standards throughout the world when it comes to training horseshoers. Yet the highly regulated program came under fire on April 15 when the British government's Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) published a report questioning the effectiveness of the farrier apprenticeship program.
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Filling the Middle Ground in Farrier Education

Virginia practice offers innovative farrier internship program

Paul Goodness has long been a big believer in helping young farriers learn more about the trade. And now, he and his partners in the Round Hill, Va., shoeing practice, Forging Ahead, have taken that belief one step further by setting up an unusual apprentice program that some other farriers might want to look to as a good working model.


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