Farrier Science

Mission

Walla Walla Community College's Farrier Science program trains students to become professional, prepared farriers with the knowledge and skills necessary to work on many types of horses.

Program Outcomes

  • Competency Skills: demonstrate safe shop practices utilizing basic tools and equipment as evaluated by instructors on a daily basis; demonstrate high levels of efficiency in the trimming and shoeing of the horses provided for laboratory experience.
  • People Skills: demonstrate high levels of successful interaction with clients who provide horses for lab work; demonstrate high levels of cooperation with fellow students and instructors as noted by instructors.
  • Business Skills: demonstrate necessary skills in operating a sound business.