Best Ideas for Managing Clients with 1-2 Backyard Horses
|Options||% of Farriers|
|Schedule joint barn visits
in geographic area
|Make sure clients
stick to schedules
|Have clients haul horses
to farrier shop
— 2018 American Farriers Journal survey of farriers working with backyard horses
Use of Alternative or Complementary Therapies
Almost 60% of owners had utilized some form of complementary or alternative therapies during the year with their horses.
Some 43% had used chiropractic manipulation, 33% massage therapy, 18% acupuncture and 12% magnetic therapy. Some 8% of owners also reported using other therapies.
— 2018 American Horse Publications Equine Industry Survey of 9,012 horse owners sponsored by Zoetis
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