Among Horses that Farriers Worked with in the Past Year, 24% had Lameness Issues Other than Laminitis

This ranged from as few as 1% of the horses some farriers work with to as high as 90% for several farriers with specialized therapeutic practices.

— 2019 American Farriers Journal lameness survey


Most Frequently Used Pad Style

Some 59% of farriers most frequently use leather pads, while 24% use plastic pads and 17% use pour-in urethane pads.

— Survey of attendees at 2019 International Hoof-Care Summit

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