In a Year’s Time, How Many “Trims Only” Do Farriers Handle? How Many “Trims Plus Shoeings?”

The typical full-time farrier in a year’s time handles 949 trims/shoeings along with 986 trims only. 

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey

Not All Shoes are Hot-Fitted

Among full-time farriers, 73% hot-fit shoes as part of their regular footcare work. Some often-reset shoes one or more times.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey





IHCS 2023

Friday's Farrier Facts & Figures is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.

The International Hoof-Care Summit is returning to the Duke Energy Center and Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio Jan. 24-27, 2023, for 4 days of focused learning that will change your footcare practice forever. With over 75 hours of classes, roundtables, lectures, networking, camaraderie and the world’s largest hoof-care products trade show, the 20th annual Summit is the best way for you to learn successful techniques and business-building strategies from today’s top footcare experts. Network with hoof-care professionals from around the world and get ideas and advice to meet your specific needs and interests. Learn more and register here.

Register today.