Gerard Laverty

Phone: 604.598.6177

Gerard Laverty has a thirty year career as a working Farrier in several different countries. Gerard’s career began in the early seventies in the North of Ireland. He served a three year apprenticeship in Dublin, Ireland, with the Irish Horse Shoe Board. He graduated with a gold medal in both theory and practical. Gerard moved to the U.S. in 1981 and spent 2 years as a journeyperson after which he immigrated to Canada and began a business in Prince George, B.C. In August of 2003, he accepted the position of Instructor of the Farrier program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.