What Is The Number 1 Reason For Firing A Client?

Options % of Farriers
Client doesn’t pay at all or pay on time 27%
Horses behave poorly, and the client won’t train or sedate them 36%
Client refuses to keep horse on a regular schedule 19%
Client is unprofessional 8%
Client questions your footcare skill and expertise 3%
Client refuses to follow through with your hoof-care instructions 6%
You don’t get along with client 1%


— 2016 American Farriers Journal reader poll

What Are The Two Biggest Challenges Facing The Equine Industry Today?

Options % of Horse Owners
Dealing with unwanted horses    38%
High cost of keeping horses  36%

— 2018 American Horse Publications Equine Industry Survey sponsored by Zoetis

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