What Are Typical Charges for Trimming, Shoeing?

Full-time farriers charge an average of $153.44 for trimming and setting steel keg shoes on all four feet, while part-time farriers average $107.26.

For full-time and part-time farriers, these charges ranged from a low of $126.96 in the Southwest to a high of $187.81 in the Northwest region.

— 2018 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study


Picking Up Footcare Products vs. Having Them Shipped

Some 49% of purchased products are picked up at a farrier store while the remainder are shipped by the store staff store directly to the farrier.

— 2018 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

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