1. -Oficial farrier course at “Escola de Capacitació Agrària Eqüestre”, 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. Certificate from E.F.F.A (European Federation of Farriers Associations).


  1. -Farrier’s assistant course at “Escola de Capacitació Agrària Eqüestre”, 2007-2008.

  1. -Nowadays, I work as a farrier.


  1. -Instructor of emergency shoeing.


  1. -Demonstrations of forging and shoeing.


  1. -Assistant and farrier for emergencies in Endurance for catalan teams such as Vila’s Team, Endurance Vilaltella, Els TRA-Cavalls d’esport. At 2009 farrier in Bahrain team in the European championship.


  1. -Since 2006 working as a farrier.


  1. -Independent horse teacher for beginners.

  1. -8th classified, Professional category, XX Concurs Nacional de Forja i Ferrament de Catalunya, Vic, 11th-13th of October from 2013.


  1. -7th classified, Professional category, XIX Concurs Nacional de Forja I Ferrament de Catalunya, Torredembarra, 28th-29th of September from 2012.


  1. -7th classified, Professional category, I Concurso Nacional de Herraje y Forja de Andalucía en Andújar, 9th-12th of February from 2012.


  1. -113th “Fieracavalli” in Verona (Italy). Participant in the Spain Team to the 26th “Concurso Internazionale di Mascalcia”, 3th-6th of November from 2011.


  1. -1st classified, Intermediate category, XVIII Concurs Nacional de Forja i Ferrament de l’Equus Catalonia de Girona, 30th of September and 1st-2nd of October from 2011.


  1. -2nd classified, Beginners category, XVI Concurs Nacional de Forja i Ferrament de l’Equus Catalonia de Girona, 9th-11th of October from 2009.


  1. -5th classified, Beginners category, II Concurs Nacional de Forja i Ferrament de Castella i Lleó, 19th-21th of June from 2009.


  1. -6th classified, Beginners category, XV Concurs Nacional de Forja i Ferrament de l’Equus Catalonia de Girona, 3th-5th of October from 2008.


  1. -Member of A.M.A.C (Associació de Marxes a Cavall de Catalunya).


  1. -I ride a horse since I was six years old. I began in

  “ El Muntanyà” riding club (Seva).

Training

studies

Job

experience

Competitions

and hobbies

Roger

Vilarrasa


Member of the “Associació de Ferradors de Catalunya”

with the title of E.F.F.A

(European Federation of Farriers Associations)

Training

courses

  1. -Technical seminary, Antoine Corona (ACR), 17th of October from 2015.


  1. -Seminary “BACK TO BASICS”, Mark Caldwell, 3rd of July from 2015.


  1. -Course: “Anatomy and natural management of the horse shoe”, Laura García and Marc Sánchez, 12th of June from 2015.


  1. -International Congress of Werkman Horseshoes, from 16th to 18th of April. Spring Games 2015. Whith profecionals how: Steven Beane, Christoph Mülling, Hans castellijns, Jenny Hagen, Mark Caldwell, Melania Crisan, Mitch Taylor, Scott Lampert, etc.


  1. -Course: “Interpretation and application of the radiological parameters at shoeing”, Philippe Vanschepdael, 27th and 28th of March from 2015.


  1. -Course: “Basic notions to shoeing, theory and practical”, Jon Atkinson, 27th and 28th of February from 2015.


  1. -Course: “Club foot, causes and consequences”, Philippe Vanschepdael, 12th and 13th of December from 2014.


  1. -Seminary: “Equine orthopaedics, anatomical knowledge and new aspects in the trim and orthopaedic shoeing”, Jenny Hagen, 5th of September from 2014.


  1. -Clinical: “Maintenance and improvement of sports horse achievement, forge and shoeing”, David Varini, 16th of May from 2014.


  1. -Seminary: “Learning again how to observe the horse”, David Canes and Eduard Marés, 7th of February from 2014.


  1. -Clinical: “Proporcions, principles and balance; understanding and practical illustration of the hoof and the extremity of the horse”, Scott Lampert, 11th-12th of October from 2013.


  1. -Clinical: “Last studies about the feet of Brumbies and their relation with domestic horse”, Brian Hampson, 21th of September from 2013.


  1. -Course: “Shoeing for an optimum capacity & forge practising”, Grand Moon, 11th-12th of May from 2013.


  1. -Shoeing course “Symmetry and equilibrium at shoeing”, Ricard Rosselló, 15th of March from 2013.


  1. -Theory and practise; course of Veterinary Craniosacral Therapy Level 2,  Sílvia Martí Korff, 2nd-3th of March from 2013.


  1. -Theory and practise; course of Veterinary Craniosacral Therapy Level 1,  Sílvia Martí Korff, 28th of February and 1st of March from 2013.


  1. -Seminary of Biomecanical and dorsal problems, Dolores Puertas Navarro, 3th of February from 2013.


  1. -Clinical Quiropractise Equine, “How we can help our horse with a massage”, Clara Bosch Comas, 29th of January from 2013.


  1. -Ergonomics course: precautionary measures and health for Farriers, Fabian Molano, 29th of June from 2012.


  1. -Course of Animal welfare during transport, from 15th of May to 26th of June from 2012.


  1. -Second International Congress of Equine Podiatry, Segovia, 24th-26th of May from 2012.


  1. -Competition shoeing course, Derek Gardner, 20th-21th of April from 2012.


  1. -First Congress from “Associació de Ferradors de Catalunya”. Speakers:


David Canes and Edo Marés. Structure: deviation and rotation.

Marc Sànchez. Barefoot: welcome to a new world.

Robert Díez. Specifications of shoeing endurance horses.

Martí Sala. Modern shoeing; counting from zero.

Francesc Franquesa. Clinical case: Surgery of “xec ligament”. Shoeing for endurance horses.

Ramón Torelló. Manegement of datebooks with a Smartphone.


  1. -Shoeing according to Daniel Anz, 23th-24th of March from 2012.


  1. -Shoeing course for horses of “doma classica” and asymetric hoof, Loïc Entwistle, 8th-9th of July from 2011.


  1. -Shoeing course from PFERD, Mònica Soler Gorchs, 11th of February from 2011.


  1. -Shoeing sport horses with aluminium, Antoine Corona (ACR), 18th-19th of December from 2009.


  1. -International Congress of  WerKman Horseshoes for its 100 birthday in Holland, 7th-9th of May from 2009.


  1. -A correct trim for a good shoeing, Philippe Vanchepdael, 27th-28th of February from 2009.


  1. -Shoeing for sport horses, Philippe Vanchepdael, 14th-15th of November from 2008.


  1. -First International Congress of Equine Podiatry for farriers and vets, València, 24th-25th of April from 2008.


  1. -Clinical for taking care colts, Mònica Soler Gorchs.


  1. -Clinical of shoeing endurance horses, Francesc Franquesa Padròs.


  1. -Clinical of shoeing sport horses, Martí Sala Bayès.