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#SolidarityShoeing novembre 9th, 2015
In certain regions of the world, equines are suffering from unsatisfactory hoof-care as a direct result of a lack in knowledge due to underdevelopment of the farriery profession. The Flying Anvil works tirelessly with educating farriers, veterinarians and horse owners on best hoof-care practices and has held workshops and training schemes in 27 countries spanning 4 continents. Saving these animals from suffering by displaying ...
Interview with our Indian coordinator after his European Tour: juillet 9th, 2015
Thanks to our crowdfunding, our Indian coordinator, Sahib Parminder Singh was able to train during 3 months with farriers in several countries in Europe. Once again FAF would like to thank all the contributors of this crowdfunding, Werkman Horseshoes for kindly inviting Sahib to the Spring Games, all host-farriers who have welcomed him and worked with him to share their knowledge! How do you ...
The use of Hoof explorer at FAF-FID juillet 9th, 2015
Since March 2014, FAF has benefitted from a new partnership with the Effigos team, the creators of a brilliant anatomy program called Hoof Explorer. With its 3D interface, enabling exploration of the horse’s foot, showing all the anatomical structures, tendons, bones, muscles, veins, ligaments, arteries and nerves, Hoof Explorer soon became one of our favourite tools for getting our trainees acquainted ...
Werkman Spring Games 2015 mai 13th, 2015
36 forging stations – 129 competitors for the forging contest – 450 visitors at the 2,5 days event – 1800€ benefit made in favor of FAF FAF attended the 2015 Spring Games which took place in Tolbert from April 16-18th 2015. We always try to attend this farriers meeting which combines a forging contest and a congress at the same time, for several good ...
Our Indian coordinator is on tour in Europe for 3 intensive months of training ! mai 13th, 2015
Our Indian coordinator is on tour in Europe for 3 intensive months of training ! Thanks to our crowdfunding for which you have maybe generously contributed, we are able to offer a continuing training to our Indian coordinator. Sahib Parminder Singh has been trained in our Farriery Institute, is working as a farrier in his country, is the official interpreter during our courses and ...
Off to a good start in 2015! Courses 1 & 2 at FAF-FID Farriery Institute, Dundlod. mai 13th, 2015
The first 2-week module started at the end of January with 9 new candidates on board. Most of the new students met the FAF-FID team for the very first time. Our present cohort is made up of students coming from all over India : Bengal, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Rajasthan. All share the same goal : to become qualified farriers ready to serve ...
CROWDFUNDING mars 18th, 2015
The Flying Anvil Foundation (FAF), non-profit organization, develops farriery training programs worldwide thanks to the support of donors, companies and the devotion of a great team of volunteer-farriers. In 2013, FAF started its first project of school in India, built the FAF-Farriery Institute Dundlod and became the only centre to learn farriery in this country. Aulakh Sahib Parminder Singh, successfully completed the course at FAF-Farriery ...
Passage to India juillet 8th, 2014
After his journey in India as a volunteer for the FAF, Mark Aikens, english farrier, puts into words and images his experience in a beautiful report. Link - https://markaikens.exposure.co/passage-to-india Thank you to Fran Jurga who created this special website that highlights Mark's storytelling.
Party at our forge! juin 16th, 2014
After the inauguration of India's very first Farriery Institute, we invite you to live again this moment with us in our forge in Geneva, Switzerland! June 28 2014- "Forge en fête"
Inauguration of our Institute! mars 5th, 2014
India's very first Farriery Institute will be inaugurated on April 2nd 2014! Discover the 3 amazing days program that will include the FAF-FID inauguration!