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Campus Info

Idaho Horseshoeing School is one of the largest and most sought-after farrier schools in the world. All the teaching facilities and housing are in the small town of Roberts Idaho. 


Idaho Horseshoeing school has 3 full-sized homes for student housing, 2 shoeing barns, an anatomy lab, and a full workout facility. We have a 30 student teaching capacity with 5 full time instructors and 1000’s of horses to work on throughout your course.


As a student at IHS, you will start the first 8 weeks of your educational journey at the North Campus. Here you will learn the fundamentals of the farrier trade. The North Campus is a place where you focus on horsemanship, basic shoeing, forging, and anatomy. The horsemanship portion will go over basic groundwork and teaching a horse to stand for a farrier. This course is taught and managed by Certified Farrier Cody Harris and Dustin Smith.


Once the male students complete the first 8 weeks of their farrier course, they will move to a home closer to the Main Campus called mens advanced housing. The women will stay in their home for the duration of their course, regardless of course length. For the last 8-12 weeks of the students course, they will be taught shoeing for different breeds, lameness’s, advanced forging in a coal forge, and how to start a business.


When you graduate from the 20 week course, our goal for you is to have a legal LLC established, a business bank account with an attached debit card, a basic understanding of quickbooks, and a personalized website to get your business started legally and correctly. 


By the time you graduate from our longest course, you will have all the tools and abilities you will need to start your business. The last 8-12 weeks on the main campus are taught by Journeyman farrier, Riley Mickelsen. 

Campus Rules:

  • Absolutely no Men are allowed to visit the women's house or vice versa. 

  • No smoking, alcohol, drugs, chewing tobacco or vaping allowed in any campus home or work area. 

  • No profanity in the workplace

  • Homes should be kept clean at all times 

Any violation of the above stated rules will result in loss of housing privileges. 

While these rules may seem excessive, we want you to understand that we are in the business of creating world class farrier PROFESSIONALS. If you struggle with with any of the above habits, we invite you to think of your farrier course as a way to break the habit and create a healthier lifestyle to prolong your farrier career. 

North Campus Mens Housing and Shoeing Shop
2652 E 900 N Roberts Idaho

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Main Campus and Shoeing Barn
599 N 2850 E Roberts Idaho

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Advanced Mens Housing
2876 E 664 N Roberts Idaho 

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Women Housing
687 N 2876 E, Roberts, ID 

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Gym and Anatomy Classroom

659 Old Hwy 91 Roberts Idaho

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