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Simon Curtis PhD FWCF BSc APF (Member # 19-1661)
O A Curtis & Sons Farriers
Bury St Edmunds
IP28 6PL

Phone: +44 781 800 1091

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Continuing Education Credits:
2021: 21 CE Credits;  2020: 45 CE Credits;  2019: 16 CE Credits; 
Continuing Education Events:
02/01/2021 - 18th Annual International Hoof-Care Virtual Summit - February 2021: "Therapeutic Shoeing" (21 CE) - CLINICIAN - 21 credits
10/26/2020 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 40: Derek Poupard at Godolphin in Newmarket, England (.75 CE) - CLINICIAN - 0.75 credits
10/06/2020 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 39: Geert Cornelis in Þorlákshöfn, Iceland (.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 0.5 credits
08/25/2020 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 38: Renan Modesto in Sao Paulo, Brazil (.5 CE) - 0.5 credits
08/10/2020 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 37: Celebrating the Farrier's Craft Around the World (.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 0.5 credits
05/05/2020 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 34: Greg Murray, Barossa Valley, Australia (.5 CE) - 0.5 credits
02/17/2020 - Mullins Farrier Podcast with Simon Curtis PhD FWCF BSc APF (1.25 CE) - CLINICIAN - 1.25 credits
02/09/2020 - Visby Products Farrier Supplies Hands-On Clinic with Simon Curtis PhD FWCF APF, West Palm Beach, FL (7.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 7.5 credits
02/08/2020 - AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic at Visby Products, Wellington, FL (6.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 6.5 credits
01/21/2020 - 17th Annual International Hoof-Care Summit, Cincinnati, OH (27 CE) - CLINICIAN - 27 credits
09/25/2019 - The Hoof of the Horse Podcast Ep. 19: Sam Fowler in Norfolk UK (With An Exciting Announcement) (.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 0.5 credits
08/01/2019 - 2019 Australian Farriers' Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia (15.5 CE) - CLINICIAN - 15.5 credits

More Information:
Dr. Simon Curtis has been a practicing farrier in Newmarket for 44 years. He has lectured and demonstrated farriery in more than 30 countries on 6 continents including the USA, Australia, India, Russia, and Brazil. He is an author of 4 text books on farriery. He has been published in numerous journals. Simon is the only farrier to have been awarded an Honorary Associateship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Farriers (2001-2002) and has chaired the Farriers Registration Council (2006-9). He is a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers by examination (FWCF) and is currently an examiner. Simon is a 4th generation farrier; his family have been farriers and blacksmiths on the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk border for at least 150 years. In 2005 Simon was inducted into the International Farriers Hall of Fame at the Kentucky Derby Museum. He gained a First Degree, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Farriery through Myerscough College, University of Central Lancashire in 2011 and completed a PhD degree in Equine Physiology and Biomechanics in 2017. In 2018 Simon Curtis was presented with the Sir Colin Spedding award for his contribution to equine knowledge, and published The Hoof of the Horse.