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by admin
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Horses Mouth
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Horses Mouth

Now back after a holiday
by admin
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Anthony Bailey
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Anthony Bailey

With regret we record the passing of Anthony Bailey, farrier and blacksmith of Stourpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, a good man and true.
by admin
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: PETER BAKER
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: PETER BAKER

Get well soon Peter thinking of you.
by admin
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Scottish Equine Biosecurity Forum, Perth - 7th Nov
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Scottish Equine Biosecurity Forum, Perth - 7th Nov

Tthe Scottish Government and the British Horse Society Scotland are hosting an Equine Biosecurity Forum in Perth on Monday 7th November 2016. Industry experts will discuss all aspects of equine biosecurity in Scotland including key disease threats, best biosecurity practice and how to promote it, an...
by admin
Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:27 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Farriers (Registration) Bill 2016-17
Replies: 0
Views: 307

Farriers (Registration) Bill 2016-17

Link here for the progress of the bill: http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2016-17/farriersregistration.html Note that there is an option on the page to receive email updates for this Bill The text of the Farriers (Registration) Bill 2016-17 is now available here: http://www.farriery.org.uk/defra20...
by admin
Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Editing posts
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Editing posts

I have been asked to make it clear that no one has the power to edit or delete their own or any other posts on this forum except for myself the admin. I occasionally correct spelling or very rarely delete a post if requested by the author.
by admin
Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Technical issues
Replies: 1
Views: 427

Technical issues

Dear readers, the forum has not been functioning well recently as the software had become outdated. I have now updated it to the latest version. Apologies for the board being down at times while this was in progress. It is possible also that posts made recently have been lost. This was unintentional...
by admin
Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Farrier supplies for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Re: Farrier supplies for sale

steel shoes all gone just an exotic collection of alis http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trusdamart/m. ... 7675.l2562
by admin
Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Farrier supplies for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Farrier supplies for sale

I have quite a lot of horseshoes for sale from a farrier who has retired for reasons of health. Here is a link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/trusdamart/m.html?item=181992318898&hash=item2a5f9667b2%3Ag%3Al94AAOSwGotWmMEi&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 This is just a small selection of what is ...
by admin
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:42 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles Holtom
Replies: 4
Views: 987

Re: Giles Holtom

The Funeral will be on the 7th November at 11.00am at Llanelli crematorium SA14 8BX.

Should anyone wish to send cards or flowers they can be sent to:

H Griffiths and Sons
39 Betws Rd
Ammanford
Dyffed
SA18 2HE
by admin
Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Giles Holtom
Replies: 4
Views: 987

Giles Holtom

I regret to announce that farrier Giles Holtom passed away peacefully in his sleep on the 27th October.
by admin
Sat Oct 04, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profession
Replies: 18
Views: 3151

Re: Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profes

I quite agree with you, last time he appealed on the grounds you gave and was reinstated, I guess that this time he isn't bothered or he would have been at the hearing with a lawyer.
by admin
Thu Oct 02, 2014 5:12 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profession
Replies: 18
Views: 3151

Re: Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profes

http://www.farrier-reg.gov.uk/news-and- ... rd-dipwcf/

Mr Ward has a long history with the FRC. From the dates it would seem that he is out of jail now.
by admin
Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profession
Replies: 18
Views: 3151

Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profession

Dear Consultee Consultation on regulatory reform in the farriery profession 1. I am writing to invite views on possible amendments to the proposals for regulatory reform in the farriery profession. It proposes options for reform of the governance, structure and operation of the Farriers Registration...
by admin
Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: FRC invite comments regarding is NFTAMB fit for purpose!!
Replies: 60
Views: 9864

Re: FRC invite comments regarding is NFTAMB fit for purpose!

It would never have come to this if they hadn't forced Peter Ablett out.
by admin
Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Problems logging on to the forum?
Replies: 0
Views: 1121

Problems logging on to the forum?

Having trouble logging on to this forum? If you are it is probably because you are entering the wrong password. Please email admin@farriery.org.uk and I will reset your password.
by admin
Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Barefoot trimmer not equine podaitrist
Replies: 45
Views: 17502

editing posts

Sorry for late reply, but as far as I am aware no one can edit their posts except for admin which is me. Sometimes I delete duplicate postings or correct spelling mistakes but that is all. If someone asks me to remove something that they themselves have posted for an important legal or personal reas...
by admin
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: A message to farriers from Peter Baker.
Replies: 2
Views: 4524

Questions that need an answer

26th November 2011. For the attention of: All members of FRC. FORMAL COMPLAINT and RESIGNATION PN Baker, The questions that arise and need addressing. The substance of my complaint being The Chair of FRC, did not show a satisfactory level of leadership and consideration for the views of the working ...
by admin
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: A message to farriers from Peter Baker.
Replies: 2
Views: 4524

FORMAL COMPLAINT and RESIGNATION - full text

28th August 2011. Chairman FRC, Prof. R. Jones. FORMAL COMPLAINT and RESIGNATION. Dear Sir, I am sorry but I have to lay a COMPLAINT against you and in order to do so I feel the need to resign from FRC. I feel the working craft are not getting the expected level of openness, fairness or a fair deal ...
by admin
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Quality of Rasps
Replies: 4
Views: 2181

Re: Quality of Rasps

Mercury rasps are cheap and sharp. Before I use them I rasp a piece of scrap timber because otherwise just touching them causes a cut finger.
by admin
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Points to aid better service from Farrier's
Replies: 6
Views: 2659

Re: Points to aid better service from Farrier's

What's this, Fordy talking sense! Good effort.
by admin
Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:41 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: forum update
Replies: 0
Views: 765

forum update

I have updated the forum software to the latest version.
Any problems please let me know.
Thanks,
Martin.
by admin
Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: A message to farriers from Peter Baker.
Replies: 2
Views: 4524

A message to farriers from Peter Baker.

Dear Farrier, This is to let you know that I have resigned as your elected representative on the Farriers Registration Council. I have also made a formal complaint against the Chairman, veterinary surgeon Professor Jones. In my resignation letter I state that "I feel the working craft are not gettin...
by admin
Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: EC seek to make it easier for farriers to in member states.
Replies: 5
Views: 1170

I think you'll find it works now.
by admin
Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Editorial Licence!! Page 21 Forge Mag Feb 11.
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

papers

Hi Peter, Thank you for sending me the papers. I was not sure what your point was but I think it is that no mention is made in the shortened versions that these were Army trainees not FTS apprentices. I think you are being a bit harsh here, you can't expect people who are learning to be up to the st...
by admin
Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Slowhand
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Slowhand

If you're not enjoying the work then it's time to stop, you're smart to have another business. You should write a book. Seriously. Like James Herriot. Check out Giles book its a good read. It's a shame that Oliver Reed isn't around to play you in the movie. All the best to you.
by admin
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Slowhand
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Slowhand

Congratulations on your retirement.

Are you bored?

Is there any Guinness left?
by admin
Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:33 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: When does "Limb Correction", become over correctio
Replies: 6
Views: 1943

I haven't done much in the way of medial / lateral extensions but I think it's important to use trimming to keep them as straight as you can. There must be a happy medium between over correction and neglect!
by admin
Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: When does "Limb Correction", become over correctio
Replies: 6
Views: 1943

twists and turns

A racing career is very short. When the horse has done with racing it will not have much of a future with legs that aren't reasonably straight.
by admin
Thu May 07, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Code Of Practice For The Welfare Of Equidae
Replies: 3
Views: 1121

Code Of Practice For The Welfare Of Equidae

From the Scottish Government: Dear Sir/Madam For your information I attach a link for the recently published Scottish Government Code Of Practice For The Welfare Of Equidae which I hope you will find both informative and useful. This Code, which applies in Scotland, has been produced under section 3...
by admin
Wed Apr 29, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Illegal Farriery
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Illegal Farriery

This thread has been removed at the request of the author csc.
by admin
Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: UKHSA AGM on Tuesday 28th April
Replies: 0
Views: 1684

UKHSA AGM on Tuesday 28th April

The next UKHSA meeting is the AGM on Tuesday 28th April 2009 at the Windsor Lad, Windsor at 7.00 pm. All members welcome. Best to confirm before going by phone or email. Directions: Windsor Lad , Harvester Public House on the main road at the entrance to the Racecourse Marina. Leave M4 at Junction 6...
by admin
Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Replies: 0
Views: 1058

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Each year the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust awards 100 Travelling Fellowships to British citizens. For 2009 the average grant is £5,055 covering overseas visits of between 4-8 weeks. One eligible category is Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for those involved in the countryside, including an...
by admin
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Flame Devices Gas Forges. Craft Elected TAC member's enquiry
Replies: 9
Views: 2919

Health and Safety

We understand that the FTA have agreed to consult with farriers elected representatives in future over any contentious issues.
by admin
Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: National Equine Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1033

National Equine Forum

There may be a spare ticket for the National Equine Forum on Tuesday. The forum takes place on 31 March at the Royal Society in London. It will feature presentations on topical educational and veterinary issues, including naturally occurring prohibited substances, a report on the 2008 and 2012 Olymp...
by admin
Sun Mar 08, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: FRC AGM 5th March 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 6272

FRC AGM 5th March 2009

I hear that the FRC AGM went well last Thursday and that Paul Gordon, Stuart Craig and Peter Baker all spoke up well. For the first time in history there is an effective group of farriers on Council, not just the odd isolated individual. Well done guys.
by admin
Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

from Lantra

Dear Colleague, Lantra would like to express their thanks to all who attended the meeting at Lantra House on March 2nd and for their contributions to an informative and constructive discussion. This discussion led to the unanimous agreement that National Occupational Standards for Equine Barefoot Tr...
by admin
Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: UKHSA meeting.
Replies: 1
Views: 1114

new date for meeting

The next UKHSA meeting will be on Friday 27th February 2009 at 7 pm at the Windsor Lad, all members welcome. Directions: Windsor Lad , Harvester Public House on the main road at the entrance to the Racecourse Marina. Leave M4 at Junction 6, head for Windsor racecourse which is clearly signed when yo...
by admin
Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

draft FTA document posted as requested

January 2009 A POSITION STATEMENT ABOUT “BAREFOOT TRIMMERS” To whom it may concern: The key purpose of the Farriers Registration Act 1975 (as amended) and the role of the FRC is Equine Welfare. Whilst the Farriers Registration Act does not regulate the act of trimming the hooves of equines or contro...
by admin
Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

PR 830: Barefoot Trimming NOS Initial Consultation Meeting – notice of postponement Thank you for your interest in attending the meeting originally planned for February 4th 2009. Due to a number of key organisations being unable to attend, and the concerns that have been raised surrounding this work...
by admin
Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

new date for meeting

The meeting will now be held on Monday 2nd March according to Lantra (phone conversation this afternoon). Further details will follow.
by admin
Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

Lantra statement 9th January 2009

Lantra statement regarding the role of Lantra and the development of National Occupational Standards for Barefoot Trimmers.   Lantra’s role: Lantra is the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector, representing 17 industries across the whole of the United Kingdom.  The 17 ind...
by admin
Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: removal of "recreational horses" in the New Forest
Replies: 10
Views: 3587

We have had another letter.

http://www.farriery.org.uk/newforest_ne ... tter-3.pdf

They are setting up working groups covering Recreational Horse Keeping amongst other things.
by admin
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

Peter, If you follow the link in my first posting you will find that your report is already on this website: http://ukhsu.com/trimmers.html I think that there is a welfare case against trimmers because they are setting themselves up as being hoofcare professionals yet they cannot provide a proper se...
by admin
Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:08 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards
Replies: 121
Views: 23555

Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards

Lantra are holding a meeting on Equine Barefoot Trimming - Development of National Standards - on Wednesday 4th February 2009 at Lantra House, Stoneleigh, probably at 10 am. If you would like to participate please contact Stuart Craig on 07930 323263 or email secretary@farriery.org.uk. For more info...
by admin
Fri Dec 19, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: farriers discussion board
Topic: Dog owners - message from UCSW
Replies: 0
Views: 1513

Dog owners - message from UCSW

Dear UCSW Member Do you own a dog and if so are you aware of the new Defra 'Code of Practice for the Welfare of Dogs' which is currently in its consultation stage? You have until 31st December, 2008 to make your views known.... Points taken from the new code include: * Your dog must wear a collar an...
by admin
Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Can you identify this shoe?
Replies: 4
Views: 2662

photo from Stuart Craig

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