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Answered 2010-12-22 20:46:41


no, women did not do that kind of work.


Actually, yes there were women who were blacksmiths and ferriers in the Middle Ages, as medieval records show.

There are a couple links below that might be helpful about this, one to a related question on the things medieval women did, the other being a link to a Wikipedia article on horses in the Middle Ages, a section relating to women.

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