Dardanelle, AR – Arkansas Horseshoeing School has announced dates for its upcoming 2022 Farrier classes. The school has over 130 years of experience in blacksmithing and farrier tradition and is passing its knowledge down to interested students with its comprehensive courses. The course start dates have been announced for September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6, 2022.
With the latest announcement, interested persons will be able to choose the course that best fits their schedule, needs, and budget. The school has also announced that its curriculum has 8,12, 16, and 24-week traditional courses designed for prospective farriers. In the courses, students will learn everything they need to know, from how to manage a business to equine anatomy, diagnosing a hoof problem, hoof trimming, blacksmithing, and more.
Welcoming interested students to enroll in the courses starting September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6, the Arkansas Horseshoeing School spokesperson noted that classes start the first Tuesday of each month with specific holidays observed. The school’s spokesperson added that course training happens five days a week, from Tuesdays to Saturdays between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm. The classes can sometimes extend until later, ending between 8:00 and 9:00 pm.
Students can expect to be graded according to their performance and receive a certificate of completion from Arkansas Horseshoeing School at the end of the course. Students will also be required to pass a minimum of 70% in four categories, including forge projects, written tests, final horse, and attendance and participation.
Speaking on the career prospects of attending a farrier school, Paul Dorris, Jr., owner of the Arkansas Horseshoeing school, said: “It doesn’t matter if the economy is good, bad or if we’re in a pandemic, horse owners always need farrier services. We look forward to working with you during the course, then helping you find an apprenticeship to start your career.”
Interested students can choose from any of the available courses offered at the horseshoeing school, including the traditional courses like Farrier Eight-Week Course (320 clock hours), Farrier Twelve-Week Course (480 clock hours), Farrier Sixteen-Week Course (640 clock hours), and the Farrier Twenty-four Week Course (960 clock hours).
The school also offers advanced courses like the Modern Materials and Advanced Forging Course taught over 24 weeks, covering all the advanced aspects of being a farrier. Interested students can make inquiries by calling (479) 858-1011, or they can visit the school’s website to learn more about the curriculum and course content. Arkansas Horseshoeing School is located at 22285 State Highway 154, Dardanelle, AR, 72834, United States.
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