Most Farriers Work Close to Home
Some 56% of full-time farriers work on most of their horses within a 49-mile radius from their home. Only 19% travel more than 100 miles to work on the majority of the horses in their footcare practice.
— 2018 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study
Lameness Referrals Made by Farriers to Veterinarians in Last 12 Months
Number of Cases % of Farriers
1-10 cases 67%
11-25 cases 19%
26-50 cases 8%
Over 50 cases 6%
— 2019 American Farriers Journal lameness survey
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