Do You Work from a Truck or Trailer?

Two-thirds of full-time farriers work out of a truck while 23% pull a trailer. The remaining 11% rely on other vehicles, such as cars or motorcycles.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

If You Hire Apprentices, How Long Do They Stay Around?

Length of Time    
% of Farriers
Less than 1 year
1 year 
2 years         
More than 2 years

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study




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