Among 1,475 Horse Owners …
53% had changed farriers in the past 3 years.
47% didn’t change farriers in the past 3 years.
— 2020 American Farriers Journal survey on why horse owners change farriers
How Owners are Involved in the Horse Industry
Among horse owners, 21% also identify themselves as barn/farm managers. Some 14% also identified as riding instructors, 15% as horse trainers and 13% as horse breeders.
Some 58% indicate they are pleasure riders while only one-third ride competitively.
— 2018 American Horse Publications Equine Industry Survey of 9,012 horse owners sponsored by Zoetis
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