How Farrier Annual Income has Changed Over the Past Dozen Years

Year      Full-time Farriers      Part-time Farriers
2008 $79,585 $24,092
2012 $92,726 $24,683
2016   $98,009 $26,249
2020 $116,486 $24,998

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey


What Type Clips are Most Popular?

When clips are needed by horses, 44% of full-time farriers use side or quarter clips and 10% add toe clips.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey






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