Andrew Poynton

  • Andrew Poynton FWCF (Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers 1998)
  • Practised farriery since 1980 and is a well-known and respected farrier who specialises in remedial farriery ranging from orthopaedic work, young stock, subtle lameness in competition horses to extreme situations such as severe laminitic cases.
  • In 2000 Andrew developed the Imprint® Equine Foot Care System which has revolutionised the way in which a number of hoof care problems, including laminitis, are treated.
  • Formally an executive member and examiner for the Worshipful Company of Farriers for many years.
  • Handles referral work from veterinary and farriery practices throughout the country and overseas.
  • Trained a number of farrier apprentices.
  • Conducts training courses for advanced farriery techniques for farriers and veterinary surgeons in the UK and abroad.
  • Performs farriery demonstrations, lecture tours and speaking engagements internationally.
  • He is never happier than when hands-on helping restore the lame equine to soundness.