The Worshipful Company of Farriers
Promoting the welfare of the horse since 1356
Preparing for the Exam
There have been a number of changes to the FWCF examination which are effective from April 2014, including the option of taking the practical test first, and submitting the thesis later. The current versions of documents you will need to prepare for this examination are downloadable as PDF files from the following links:
There are previous copies of the FWCF Theses available from the Librarian at Myerscough College. Please read the disclaimer which explains the status of these dissertations. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FWCF Examination Dates
The next set of FWCF Examinations will take place at the Defence Animal Centre on 6th-7th May 2017. Fellowship Dissertations and applications must be received by 6th January 2017. There will be a waiting list put in place one the session is full. Early application is advised.
The following set of FWCF Examinations will take place at the Defence Animal Centre on 14th - 16th October 2017. Fellowship Dissertations and applications must be received by Tuesday 4th July 2017. There will be a waiting list put in place one the session is full. Early application is advised.
The current examination programme for May 2017 may be downloaded by clicking here. Please check for updates and changes before the examination.
Click here for a location map for the DAC.
A number of senior farriers and veterinary surgeons have offered their services as mentors for the higher examinations. To obtain a list please contact the Registrar.
FWCF Examination - North America
Please see the separate menu link 'USA - Higher Examinations'.
FWCF examinations for Myerscough graduates
Detailed rules on the concessions can be found from the Dual Awards section under Examinations. Please note that the Concessions are are only valid for 12 month after graduation. If you are applying for the FWCF examination which takes place within one year of graduation download the special Application Form by clicking here.
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