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NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog

Farrier Science Certificate


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Farrier Science Certificate program provides training in sound principles and applications of farrier science.  Students develop knowledge and skills in the current techniques required to maintain horse hoof and leg health.  A fundamental understanding of horse anatomy and physiology are applied throughout the program.  Upon completion of the certificate, students are prepared as entry-level farriers and encouraged to complete the American Farrier Association’s (AFA) Farrier Classification examination.

Farrier Sciece Program Outcomes

  1. Explain horse anatomy and physiology.
  2. Demonstrate techniques required to maintain horse hoof and leg health.
  3. Troubleshoot common foot and shoeing problems.
  4. Apply knowledge of the farrier trade to the selection and construction of farrier tools and supplies.
  5. Practice horseshoeing according to established professional standards for individualized horse care in various practice settings.

 

 

Required Course of Study for Certificate of Completion

 

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