Module 6: Specialized Skills of the Horseshoer’s Craft (FAR 105)
Length: 27 hours
Prerequisite: Modules 5 (FAR 104)
Module covers shoeing the running race horse; shoeing the harness race horse; shoeing the gaited horse; shoeing draft horses; mules and cattle.
Students will be able to identify the types of running racehorse shoes; identify the types of harness racehorse shoes; identify the types of gaited horseshoes; and identify the types of draft horse shoes.
Textbook: Principles of Horseshoeing
Method of Evaluation:
The quiz will take place on-site, the practical work will take place at various barns and the on-site blacksmith shop.
Lecture, instructor led practical, classroom/lab, practicum and video.