OccupationsList
Occupation:Blacksmith (Farrier)
Agency:Racing Board
Phone:312.814.2600
URL:www.state.il.us/agency/irb
Job Description:An individual who provides shoeing and hoof care for horses.
Statute:Section 15 authorized by Section 9 (b) of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1989 ch. 8 par. 37-15 and 37-9 (b))
Type of Regulation:License
Number Regulated:53
Age:16
Education/Experience:An applicant for a license shall have been licensed previously by the board or another racing jurisdiction and shall establish by demonstration to the stewards or their designees that the applicant has the knowledge and skills of a farrier.
Exam:No state test required since repeal of legislation (10/1/81).
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Repeats:
Continuing Education:No requirement
Citizenship:Must be a United States citizen, a permanent resident alien, or the holder of a temporary or permanent work permit.
Other:Submit with the license application a written agency appointment (forms provided by the board) authorizing the applicant to act on their behalf and defining the powers, limits, and terms of the agency. The authorization shall be signed by the principal an
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
Application Fee:
License Fee:$72.00 ($25.00 license, $45.00 fingerprint fee (FBI/ISP), $2.00 ID badge)
Renewal Fee:
Reinstatement Fee:One year
License Period:No. An occupation license issued at one race meeting in the State of Illinois shall be valid at any other Illinois race meeting regulated by the board that year.
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