Safety of Farriers

Farriery is an occupation which puts the farrier at risk of personal injury from a horse.  If, as farriers have informed me, it is becoming difficult to get any, or any adequate, personal injury insurance against such risk, they must look to other ways to protect themselves physically and to transfer to the horse owner…

Farriers

There are about 1,200 farriers servicing the equestrian community in Australia.  They shoe horses, trim and repair hoofs, help correct foot problems.  They also provide guidance and advice on handling horses, especially valued by the novice, inexperienced or unconfident horse enthusiast.  They are not expected to fetch horses, so the horse owner or person with…