How Many of the Horses You Work With Need Pads?
|Options||% of Farriers in 2015||% of Farriers in 2020|
— 2015 and 2020 American Farriers Journal surveys
How Lame Horses are Used by Owners
|Usage||% of Farriers|
|Harness racing (Standardbreds)||6%|
* Retired, not ridden, etc.
— 2019 American Farriers Journal lameness survey
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