The Worshipful
Company of Farriers

Promoting the welfare of the horse since 1356

Coat of Arms

Our armorial bearings were granted by the College of Arms on 11th September 1968, and the description is as follows:

Arms: Argent three Horseshoes on a Bordure Sable with three Nails palewise of the field.

Crest: On a Wreath of the Colours an Arm embowed issuing from Clouds from the sinister side all proper holding in the Hand a Farrier's Hammer Azure hafted and Crowned Or.

Supporters: On either side a Horse Argent gorged with a Collar pendant therefrom a Sword Gules. The red sword suspended from the collar of each supporter refers to the Company's long association with the City of London.

Motto: VI ET VIRTUTE: 'By strength and by virtue'.