Worshipful Company of Farriers
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The Worshipful Company of Farriers
Promoting the welfare of the horse since 1356

Farriery Training and Introduction


Details of all the WCF Examinations are available on this web site. Click on the relevant link from the menus at the top of the page to find details about each of the examinations.

To access the Diploma Examinations Manual, please see Diploma (DipWCF). Click on the relevant link to print Application Forms for Past Papers and Replacement Certificates.

Farriers from the European Community (eg Enniskillen) (not FRC Apprentices) wishing to take the Diploma Examination may download an Application Form from this link.

Army farriers who hold the Intermediate Military Farriers Certificate (IMFC) qualification may register as a DipWCF.  The application form can be downloaded from this link. There is a discount for those who are still serving and who apply within 6 weeks of the Army Trade Test.

FRC Apprentices who have not received their personalised application form should ensure that the College holds their correct address.  The application form was sent to the address supplied by the college as shown on the copy of the letter which was sent to your ATF. 

If you are a candidate retaking one or both parts of the DipWCF examination, the retake application form can be downloaded here.  If you are a first time candidate the first time application form can be downloaded here.

The Registrar may be contacted at registrar@wcf.org.uk.