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Farrier Science Applicant Questionnaire


Applicants to the Olds College Farrier Science certificate program are required to complete and submit the Applicant Questionnaire. Please present the most recent information if there is insufficient space.

Admission to the Farrier Science certificate program is on a first qualified, first admitted basis - based upon the admission requirements. There is a strong demand for this program; therefore applicants should submit documentation in a timely manner for assessment.

The applicant must demonstrate adequate equine and industry experience. Applicants are required to complete at least 50 hours of industry experience or job shadowing with a Farrier. You must provide the contact information of the Farrier so your industry experience can be verified. Applicants will not be admitted until their 50 hours have been completed and confirmed.

Please do not submit this form until you have completed your 50 hours of industry experience.

Student Personal Information

Name*

Acknowledgements

I understand that this career requires basic horse handling skills and would be able to demonstrate these skills, if requested.*
I understand that this career is physically demanding and requires that I be able-bodied.*
I understand that this program may require additional time working in the lab to improve skills and competencies.*
I understand that I am encouraged to participate in work experience opportunities with instructors after normally scheduled classroom hours.*
I understand that learning is first completed on cadaver feet and that the program requires extensive use of the forge.*
I understand that the program has an attendance policy and I may be withdrawn from a course if I miss more than 7% of any given course.*

Career Goals

Equine Industry Work Experience

Have you ever worked in the EQUINE industry before?*
Can be paid or volunteer
How many Employers have you worked for?

Equine Industry Employment #1

Equine Industry Employment #2

Equine Industry Employment #3

Farrier Industry Work Experience

Applicants are required to demonstrate that they understand a Farrier's daily tasks and the demands of the industry. 

The required 50 hours of industry experience may be paid or volunteer. 

The Admission Officer will contact the Farrier listed below to confirm tasks and hours.

Applicants should include all contact information for the Farrier they have completed the hours with.  Not providing a phone number and e-mail address will result in delays in the Admission team being able to process your application.

Equine and/or Organizational Experience

In this section please provide details about any other equine-related experience which has not been summarized in the previous sections. Please include information such as:

  • Showing/Competing Horses
  • Rodeo
  • Taking or Instructing Riding Lessons
  • Clinics Attended
  • Training Horses


e.g.: 4-H, Pony Club, Breed Club, rodeo, course
e.g.: Showing, Bull Riding, Attended a Course

Equine and/or Organizational Experience

e.g.: 4-H, Pony Club, Breed Club, rodeo, course
e.g.: Showing, Bull Riding, Attended a Course

Equine and/or Organizational Experience

e.g.: 4-H, Pony Club, Breed Club, rodeo, course
e.g.: Showing, Bull Riding, Attended a Course

Equine and/or Organizational Experience

e.g.: 4-H, Pony Club, Breed Club, rodeo, course
e.g.: Showing, Bull Riding, Attended a Course

Equine and/or Organizational Experience

e.g.: 4-H, Pony Club, Breed Club, rodeo, course
e.g.: Showing, Bull Riding, Attended a Course

Student Acknowledgements

  • I certify that I am the named individual making this request. I understand that identifying myself as someone else constitutes fraud for which I may be prosecuted.
  • I certify that the information provided is true and complete in all respects and that no information has been withheld.
I have read and agree to the statements listed above*
Date/Time
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FOIP Statement

Any personal information that we ask you to provide via our website is collected in compliance with the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. We collect only what is necessary and for the purpose it was collected. Further, we keep the information only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. Public inquiries regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information on this form should be directed to the FOIP Coordinator of Olds College at 4500 - 50 St. Olds, AB T4H 1R6.


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