There’s a Wide Range of Income Categories Among Full-Time Farriers

With an annual average income of $116,486, there’s a wide range of income categories among full-time farriers.

Yearly Income Range % of Farriers
$10,000-$29,999  5%
$30,000-$49,999 11%
$50,000-$99,999 39%
$100,000-$149,999 17%
$150,000-$199,999         13%
$200,000-$299,999     10%
Over $300,000       5%

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey

What are the Four Major Issues Facing the Equine Industry?

Major Equine Concerns      % of Owners
Unwanted horses 38%
Cost of keeping horses 36%
Loss of trails and riding areas 30%
Competition for open space 28%

— 2018 survey of 9,012 horse owners by American Horse Publications








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