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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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NZFA Rules

NZFA Rules

| 09/06/2022 | 0 Comments

Rules – 2015 version

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AGM 2022

AGM 2022

| 26/03/2022 | 0 Comments

AGM notice 2022

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Northern Branch AGM

Northern Branch AGM

| 30/01/2022 | 0 Comments

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Vet/Farrier Scholarship

Vet/Farrier Scholarship

| 29/01/2022 | 0 Comments

Farriers interested in the Vet/Farrier Scholarship sponsored by NZ Equine Research Foundation. Click on image for full details.    

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| 23/12/2021 | 0 Comments

Merry Christmas to all our farriers, apprentices, suppliers, clients and sponsors who support the farrier industry in New Zealand We hope you have great Christmas and a well deserved break.  All the best for 2022 – let’s hope it’s a bit smoother than 2021!      

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Christmas 2021 President's Report

Christmas 2021 President’s Report

| 19/12/2021 | 0 Comments
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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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