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Farrier Trainers of Canada

Canadian Farrier Apprenticeship Training

Become a Certified Journeyman Farrier with AFTC

Our organization is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education system for individuals interested in pursuing a career as a farrier in Canada. With broad support across the country, our national endeavor focuses on teaching apprentices the theory, technical skills, and professional practices necessary to care for horses. While our syllabus is rooted in traditional farriery skills, we also pay attention to emerging trends in the horse industry to produce graduates who are well-equipped for the future. Upon completion of our program, successful graduates will be awarded the Approved Journeyman Farrier of Canada (AJFC) designation.


AFTC Exams

Olds College

May 3-4, 2024

About the AFTC

At Farrier Trainers of Canada, we are passionate about equine hoof care and we strive to ensure the highest standards of training for farrier apprentices. Our comprehensive education system focuses on traditional farriery skills and emerging trends, preparing graduates for the future. Our organization aims to establish a Canadian standard for farriery that is internationally recognized.
Founded in 2000 and based in Canada, we are a devoted community made up of enthusiastic individuals who share a love for horses and their well-being. You're welcome to browse our site to learn more, and if you're interested in becoming a part of our community, please don't hesitate to get in touch.


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