COVID-19: minimising risk

Throughout this week we have been extremely mindful of our responsibilities both as individuals and under the Animal Welfare Act. We will not expose our family, our employees or clients to any unnecessary risks. DEFRA has this week confirmed that farriers can continue to provide “urgent” hoof care attention. Many of you will have seen… Read more >

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is gathering pace at an alarming rate. Our thoughts are very much with friends, family, colleagues and customers and wish you all good health and resilience in the coming weeks. For now we can continue to provide our usual service but with the following enhanced biosecurity measures – The vans are… Read more >

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We, as we are sure most of you are, have been listening to the news in the past weeks with growing concern regrading the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, not least because we were supposed to be whizzing down the slopes in France as I type! Last year the focus was very much on equine biosecurity, however… Read more >

Apprenticeship Opportunity

Potential candidates must be committed, motivated, enthusiastic, and professional to join our small team delivering high standards. You must be able to work as part of a team and, when appropriate, as an individual. N R Brown Farriers is a professional farriery practice located just north of Abergavenny in South Wales. Our clients include all… Read more >

Equine Biosecurity Protocol

Equine Biosecurity Protocol; the farrier’s role

Launched in the UK at the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association’s (BFBA) annual conference Farrier Focus, the biosecurity initiative is aimed at enabling farriers to effectively manage the risks of disease. In light of the recent equine flu outbreak and the ongoing confirmed cases of strangles biosecurity should be at the forefront of anyone responsible… Read more >