Equine Podiatry Training Ltd is a UK-based training company run on a not-for-profit basis to provide training to those wishing to become professional Equine Podiatrists. We offer a course working towards the Lantra Awards Level 5 Diploma in Equine Podiatry. This is the entry qualification for the Equine Podiatry Association.


  • 1st July 2024. The application window for the course intake starting September 2024 has closed and applicants will be notified shortly of the outcome of their applications. We are now accepting applications for the intake starting September 2025. The 2025 prospectus will be available shortly. In the meantime, the 2024 prospectus and application form are available here.
  • 14 July 2021: Equine Podiatry Training Ltd is now a LANTRA-recognised training provider and the Level 5 Diploma in Equine Podiatry is an accredited qualification, awarded by LANTRA Awards and regulated by OFQUAL.  This is the only nationally recognised qualification of its kind in the UK.

Please see our standards and regulation page for information on how our course relates to the regulation of professional barefoot trimming.