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The Association is a non-profit organisation and provides a high level of training resulting in a recognised qualification and aims to promote improved standards of hoof care and farriery for the ultimate welfare of the equine population in New Zealand. Read more

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2021 National finals - schedule & specimen shoes

2021 National finals – schedule & specimen shoes

| 10/10/2021 | 0 Comments

                       

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Upcoming webinar with Dr Simon Curtis - Laminitis

Upcoming webinar with Dr Simon Curtis – Laminitis

| 29/08/2021 | 0 Comments

Dr Simon Curtis will be joined by Mark Aikens and Lorenzo D’Arpe on Thursday 23 September for a webinar on laminitic hoof-care. Topics include the process of laminitis, diagnosis, the use of clogs, arteriographs, rail shoes, and more. **A full recording of the webinar is included in this ticket. You will receive the recording by […]

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Race Day Farriers - current approved plates

Race Day Farriers – current approved plates

| 28/08/2021 | 0 Comments

https://loveracing.nz/OnHorseFiles/REGISTER%20OF%20NOTIFIABLE%20APPROVED%20RACING%20GEAR%20(August%202020)%201.2.3.pdf  – latest approved plates can be found from page 21 onwards.

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Upcoming webinar with Dr. Simon Curtis

Upcoming webinar with Dr. Simon Curtis

| 03/06/2021 | 0 Comments

Upcoming webinar with Dr Simon Curtis – Fri 18th June Simon has generously given members of the NZFA a 25% discount on the ticket price.  If you’re interested in joining this webinar please contact Jock Good (Text: 0274 462 808) for the discount code. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/equine-foot-surgery-repair-webinar-dr-simon-curtis-guest-speakers-tickets-156699736129?discount=NZFA

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New Equine App for horse owners

New Equine App for horse owners

| 21/05/2021 | 0 Comments

Bronny Scott would like to introduce you to her Kip Equine App for owners of horses whereby farriers, vets and other professional services can store knowledge and information on their horses.  Bronny will be giving a presentation at 8am before the NZFA AGM on Sunday 23rd May 2021 if you would like to hear more.

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Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeship Information

| 25/04/2021 | 0 Comments

Farrier apprenticeship info

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Clinic with Dr. Simon Curtis

Clinic with Dr. Simon Curtis

| 22/03/2019 | 0 Comments

    NORTHERN BRANCH New Zealand Farriers Association Inc. in association with WINDSOR PARK STUD Present a Clinic by Dr. Simon Curtis (UK) FWCF, BSc (hons), PhD, HonAssocRCVS   On:  Tuesday, 6 August 2019.    9.00am – 3.00pm At:    Windsor Park Stud 1130 Kaipaki Rd, Leamington, Cambridge 3495   Topics:  Foals & Farriery Findings from my […]

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2018 CLINICS with Mr Andrew Reader-Smith AWCF

2018 CLINICS with Mr Andrew Reader-Smith AWCF

| 26/08/2018 | 0 Comments

Saturday 27th October at Adam Illstons property forging clinic. Sunday    28th October Pukekohe Trotting Club Power Point presentation and shoeing.   Andrew Reader-Smith is originally from NZ.   Travelling on a working holiday in Germany he worked there for some time before heading onto the UK where he has been for the last 20 years. Andy has competed […]

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NATIONAL FINALS 2017

NATIONAL FINALS 2017

| 24/01/2018 | 0 Comments

Farriers from all over New Zealand and Australia competed at the 2017 National Farrier Competition held over 2 days in Fielding on the 4th and 5th of November.  Competitors ranged from apprentices keen to show off what they have learnt to date, to qualified farriers with years of experience behind them. Judge: Mr Mark Innes, […]

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NZFA - Annual General Meeting 2019

NZFA – Annual General Meeting 2019

| 26/03/2017 | 0 Comments

The Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Farriers Association (Inc.) will be held on Monday, 13th May 2019 commencing at 9.00am At Jet Park Airport Hotel & Conference Centre (63 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland)

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