Horse Owners Tend to Have Higher Incomes

The annal income distribution among horse owners tends to favor the higher income brackets.

Some 17% of the respondents had annual household incomes averaging more than $150,000 per year. Only 43% of surveyed horse owners reported annual household incomes of less than $75,000 per year.

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

What Do Farriers Charge For Forging Handmade Shoes?

Full-time farriers charge an average of $143.06 for trimming, forging and applying four handmade shoes.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey







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