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14013 Georgia East Hwy 136
LaFayette, GA, 30728


At Georgia Horseshoeing School, we train farriers by providing knowledge and skill at the highest level. Using the latest technology, we provide farriers with the best education possible. Learn corrective horseshoeing, hoof repair, gait analysis, blacksmithing and business management for horseshoers.

Trim Class

Welcome horse owners, families, groups, clubs, eventers, etc.

We offer a 2 Day Trim Class for Owners…
and your OWN Horses!

Not offered at any other farrier school!!!

Can't come to us? We can arrange to come to your location, for groups and individuals. Call personally to discuss.

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Hoof care is often ignored when purchasing or owning a horse.  We offer the best and only opportunity for owners and the horse industry to improve this situation.

Hands-on with Live Horses all Day !
Trim classes are scheduled to be convenient for working people who want to learn more about the hoof care for their own horses. It can be scheduled any days Tuesday – Saturday, year-round.  If you only have one day available, Saturdays are best.

Please read over the Age Requirements and Enrollment Agreement which includes the Liability Release Form. We will need these signed and sent in with your tuition. The suggested student age is 21 and over; male and female, if attending on your own. Ages under 21 are allowed only if accompanied with their parent (s) or another adult over 21 as an observer.

These two days are equivalent to the first two of our 2-week course. We will concentrate on trimming your own horses to remain barefoot. Handling, proper stance, using and choosing your tools, anatomy and basic hoof care knowledge while teaching you to proper trimming is our goal. NO injuries to horse or student is our safety priority.

The Tuition cost for two days is only $250.00 required at the time of registration to hold your date. This includes your lodging, two meals a day, use of our tools and Instruction by Master Farrier Instructors for 8 hours each day.  With your fee we will send you a DVD and booklet to study in advance.
FAQ:  The Tuition of just one day if preferred is $125.00 if you only have Saturdays available.

Call our office to arrange individually.
You will NOT find a listing of dates on our website or in the brochure. 
Tuesday/Wednesday or Friday/Saturday are our most popular days and work best. Or Saturday only.

Outside holding pens and some covered stalls in case of bad weather are available for your short stay. You MUST have a current negative COGGINS report. You are asked to provide your own hay and feed during your stay and leave the stalls clean.

Daily hours: 8am – 5pm

Our Class Days begin on Tuesday and ends on Saturday, allowing five working days. You may arrive on the previous day and leave the following day.

Housing: Separate men’s and ladies bunkhouses are on the property. If there are no other girls in class, married couples can stay together. Grocery stores, shops and a coin laundry are located within 18 miles in nearby Calhoun, Georgia. Each student should provide twin size bed linens, towels, toiletries & personal items. We will send you a list. You may park your trailer and stay in it if you choose but no hookups.
No dogs please

Student Tools:  You need these 3 new items that we can sell you here.
Hoof knife is 38.00, a rasp with a handle is $29.00, a wire brush is $6.00

Optional: Hoof Nippers are $113.00, Hoof Gauge is $57.00.
We will let you borrow an apron, box for your tools and pair of Hoof Nippers and Hoof Gauge.
These are available for purchase also if you choose.

Call us with your questions, we will be glad to assist you.       
Casey & Son Horseshoeing School, LLC