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Fees | Farrier


Shoeing Tools:

Forging Tools:

  • Mustad Pulloffs
  • 14" GE Racetrack snips
  • 3 x Rasps
  • 2 x Plastic rasp handles
  • 2 x Hoof knives, straight and loop
  • Hoof gauge (Ward and Story)
  • Hoof gouge
  • Toe rule
  • Fine wire brush
  • Clinch cutter
  • Clinch block
  • Mustad shoeing hammer
  • Leather apron
  • Measuring tape, small flexible
  • Shoeing box
  • Slipstone for knives 
  • Vice grips
  • Medium rounding hammer, 1½ - 2 lbs Mustad
  • Stiff wire brush
  • Jim Keith 3/8 tongs
  • ¼ Tongs
  • Steel ruler
  • 2 x Pritchels (Bruce Hague)
  • 2 x Stamps (Bruce Hague)
  • Tool box
  • Safety glasses with pouch
  • Soapstone
  • Heel cropper GE 7/8 shank
  • Dividers
  • Hoof pick
  • Centre punch
  • Anvil devil
  • Ear plugs

Other equipment and tools will be required in terms 2 and 3 as specified by the instructor.
Total cost of materials is approximately $1500.00

For your safety we require that students dress appropriately while working in the farrier barn.  You are required to wear CSA approved steel-toed work boots that cover the ankles, safety glasses, and a farrier’s leather apron. Long hair must be tied back and tied up.)

Suggested Retail Outlets to purchase tools:

High Country Horseshoes Ltd.
#102-20381 62nd Avenue, Langley
Phone: 604.530.0761

Western Equine Enterprises, Inc..
#102-20381 62nd Avenue, Langley
Phone: 604.530.0761

Other tools required:



Estimated Cost (2002)

Week 6-12

12 inches H-13


Week 6

2nd pair Clipping Hammer


Week 18


$85.00 - $125.00

Week 18-24

2 lb. rounding hammer

$40.00 - $120.00

For more detailed information on student tuition and fees, visit Kwantlen’s online Fee Schedule, please review the "Charges for Open Admission or Selective Entry Programs (Credit Based).

Student Loans:
Students may be eligible for student loans. If you wish to obtain a BC Student Assistance application, contact the Student Awards and Financial Assistance Office.