British Farrier Injuries Often Considered Serious

Among British farrier injuries, 42% resulted in fractured bones with 56% of these injuries due to a kick from a horse’s hind limb. Some 38% of the farriers reported having a lasting physical impairment and 22% required more than 4 weeks off farrier work.

— 2021 farrier injury survey conducted by the British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association

How Do Farriers Handle the Need for Clips?

When clips are required, 53% of full-time farriers purchase already-clipped keg shoes, 31% draw  clips on keg shoes, 11% modify already-clipped keg shoes and 5% add clips to handmade therapeutic shoes.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey







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