Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministry of Agriculture
Group of fields: Agriculture and Forestry
Occupation: Eurofarrier
Validity of standard: from 4/3/2013
Qualification level: 3

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Preparing a farrier´s workplace

3

Assessment of horses with regard for their physiology, anatomy and basic healthcare

3

Assessment of horses before and after the correction of hooves or their shoeing

3

Correction of the colts’ limbs

3

Correction of hooves without shoeing

3

Shoeing healthy and regular hooves

3

Classification, correction and shoeing irregular hooves depending on the irregular positions of limbs

3

Treatment of diseased or infected hooves

3

Manual horse shoe processing

3

Work procedure and material heating selection in blacksmith furnaces and hearths, flatting horse shoes and simple semi-products

3

Manual processing of various types of horse shoes to regular and irregular hooves

3

Keeping farrier practice related records

3

Keeping farrier ethics, a code of conduct and farrier practice related regulations

3

Following entities have contributed

This qualification standard was prepared by the Sector Council for Agriculture. It has been established and licensed for this activity by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic, the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic and the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic.

 

Entities represented in the following work group have contributed:

Czech Hot-blooded Horses Association

Horse Breeders Association of the Czech Republic

Farrier´s Trading Association

Farrier´s school

Š CH K – KUBIŠTA, s. r. o.

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague

Mendel University in Brno