When Do You Train a Horse to Stand for Footcare Work?

Among the minority of farriers willing to train a horse to stand properly for hoof-care work, 86% do this work during regularly scheduled appointments. Only 14% schedule a designated training appointment.

— 2017 American Farriers Journal survey


Many Uses for Computers in Managing a Farrier Business

Some 83% of full-time farriers have invested in computers to more efficiently run their daily footcare work.

Some 81% of farriers use computers for emailing clients, 72% for searching the internet for footcare and business information, 68% for ordering supplies, 49% for invoicing clients, 44% for scheduling and 38% for keeping detailed records on individual horses.

— 2018 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

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