How Often Do Footcare Clients Ask You For Nutritional Advice?

Some 28% of farriers say more than half of their footcare customers ask them for advice when it comes to feeding their horses. Another 37% of farriers find 25% to 49% of their customers ask for nutritional ideas.

Slightly more than one-third of farriers indicate that 25% of their customers ask questions about feeding.

Some 64% of farriers find footcare clients occasionally ask nutrition-related questions while 31% of horse owners do so frequently. Only 5% of horse owners never ask farriers about equine nutrition.

— 2018 survey of International Hoof-Care Summit attendees

How Large Is The U.S. Equine Market?

The total annual economic impact of the U.S. equine market is $122 billion, which includes 1.74 million jobs. Yearly salaries, wages and benefits represent $79 billion of this total.

— 2017 Economic Impact Study By American Horse Council Foundation

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