Top Concerns of Farriers All Over the World
Major farrier worries are about the same regardless of where you trim and shoe horses:
- Risk of injury
- Being unfairly blamed for lameness issues
- Getting paid
- Client loyalty
- Rival farriers undercutting my prices
- Camaraderie between farriers is disappearing
- Too many young farriers coming into their territory
— Simon Curtis, New Market, England
What are the Hoof-Care Needs of Your Client’s Horses?
|Footcare Options||% of Farriers|
|Trimmed and shod year-round||37%|
|Trimmed and shod, but left barefoot in the winter||34%|
— 2017 America Farriers Journal reader poll
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