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Schleswig-Holstein

Apply for recognition as a farrier or farrier's assistant

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you want to work as a farrier or farrier's apprentice, you will need state recognition.

Examination certificates in the field of farriery and horseshoeing obtained outside Germany can be treated as equivalent in accordance with the Farriery Recognition Ordinance. This ordinance also regulates the procedure for state recognition for persons with equivalent examination certificates.


Who should I contact?

To the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Areas, Europe and Consumer Protection (MLLEV).

Which documents are required?

Proof of:

  • Completed vocational training,
  • two years of full-time practical work, subject to social insurance contributions, with a farrier who has been operating a farriery business for at least three years following state recognition as a farrier,
  • attendance of the required training courses (4 weeks - introductory course and 4 months - preparatory course),
  • a successfully passed examination (farriery school),
  • the reliability required to exercise the profession (certificate of good conduct).
What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

None

Legal basis
  • § Section 3 (1), (4) of the Act on the Shoeing of Hooves and Claws (Hoof Shoeing Act - HufBeschlG),
  • Ordinance on the shoeing of hooves and claws (Hufbeschlagverordnung - HufBeschlV),
  • Ordinance on the equivalence of examination certificates obtained outside the scope of application of the Hufbeschlaggesetz or abroad with the examination certificates according to the Hufbeschlagverordnung and their consideration for state recognition (Hufbeschlag-Anerkennungsverordnung - HufBeschl-AnerkennV).
Applications / forms

The application must be submitted informally.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Areas, Europe and Consumer Protection (MLLEV).

Which documents are required?

Proof of:

  • Completed vocational training,
  • two years of full-time practical work, subject to social insurance contributions, with a farrier who has been operating a farriery business for at least three years following state recognition as a farrier,
  • attendance of the required training courses (4 weeks - introductory course and 4 months - preparatory course),
  • a successfully passed examination (farriery school),
  • the reliability required to exercise the profession (certificate of good conduct).

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

None

Legal basis

  • § Section 3 (1), (4) of the Act on the Shoeing of Hooves and Claws (Hoof Shoeing Act - HufBeschlG),
  • Ordinance on the shoeing of hooves and claws (Hufbeschlagverordnung - HufBeschlV),
  • Ordinance on the equivalence of examination certificates obtained outside the scope of application of the Hufbeschlaggesetz or abroad with the examination certificates according to the Hufbeschlagverordnung and their consideration for state recognition (Hufbeschlag-Anerkennungsverordnung - HufBeschl-AnerkennV).

Applications / forms

The application must be submitted informally.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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