How Many Hours per Week Do Farriers Do Hoof-Care Work?

Full-time farriers average 40 hours of footcare work per week while dealing with an average of 38 horses during the week.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey


Where Do Farriers Pick Up Footcare Supplies?

Some 42% of products purchased by full-time farriers are picked up at a farrier store. Other products purchased from farrier supply stores are shipped.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey








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