How to become a FormaHoof Certified Applicator

Want to become a Formahoof Certified Applicator? In this article, we'll show you everything you need to know about becoming an FCA.
How to become FormaHoof FCA

Embarking on a journey to become a FormaHoof Certified Applicator (FCA) not only opens a new chapter in your equine care career but also empowers you with the expertise to offer groundbreaking hoof care solutions. Let’s delve into the exciting and rewarding pathway to becoming an FCA!

Who Can Become A FormaHoof Certified Applicator?

Professional farriers, vets, trimmers, and equine podiatrists with proof of business can explore certification as a FormaHoof Certified Applicator. While horse owners generally don’t qualify, professionals utilizing hoof care in their full-time or part-time profession, with a certification in farriery, veterinary, or hoof trimming, can become certified.

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Why FormaHoof?

  • Client Assurance: Offer premium, approved work that guarantees your clients’ peace of mind.
  • Business Visibility: Get your business showcased on FormaHoof’s platforms, capturing attention from potential customers in your locality.
  • Supporting Your Business: FormaHoof actively assists in advancing your business.
  • Exclusive Discounts: Enjoy trade discounts on FormaHoof products as an FCA, ensuring your business accesses top-tier products at favorable prices.
  • Affiliate Perks: As a FormaHoof Affiliate Partner, enjoy cashback for your successful referrals, providing an additional revenue stream.
How to become a FormaHoof Certified Applicator

The Step-by-Step Process to Certification

1. Online Course Enrollment

Available online in English and German via the FormaHoof Academy, the FCA course accommodates your pace and is available on the go.

2. Course Structure

Comprising 3 detailed video modules and accompanying downloadable documents, the course covers:

  • Preparation trim
  • Product application and removal
  • Treatment options

3. Investment

Priced at EUR 99 (+VAT), the course grants you access to materials for 2,000 days, allowing ample time to immerse yourself in modern hoof care knowledge while securing a lifelong certification.

4. Product Requirement for Certification

While the theory modules are accessible without any product purchase, qualification as an FCA requires you to submit photos of an application that aligns with the practical section’s standards. After registering for the FCA course, you’ll receive a 10% discount code for your next purchase, aiding you in acquiring your first product order.

5. Certification Exams

After navigating through the modules, you’ll engage with:

  • Theoretical Exam: To validate your knowledge absorption.
  • Practical Exam: Involve applying FormaHoof on a horse and uploading various stage images of your application process.

Your submissions will undergo meticulous auditing by an expert team, with feedback shared upon assessment.

Timing Your Certification

Take your time! Most FCAs familiarize themselves with the product before submitting their work for certification. When you’re confident in your application skills and content with the results, proceed with your submission via the practical assessment page of your course. If you need any assistance contact

If You Don’t Succeed Initially…

  • Theoretical: You have 5 attempts to conquer the theoretical test, with supportive resources provided for all questions.
  • Practical: If necessary, feedback will guide you on areas requiring adjustment.

In Conclusion: Your Pathway to Excellence in Hoof Care

By embarking on the FormaHoof Certification journey, you’re not only elevating your professional skills but also aligning your practice with innovative, scientifically-backed hoof care approaches. With FormaHoof, you’re providing optimized, holistic hoof care solutions, and enhancing your clientele’s trust and satisfaction.

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