How Many Trims Vs. Shoeings Do Part-Time Farriers Handle in a Year’s Time?

The typical part-time farrier handles 159 trims and shoeings, along with 144 trims only in a year’s time. 

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey

How Many Horses are Kept by Owners?

Number of
Owned Horses
% of
1 horse 19%
2 horses 20%
3-9 horses 52%
10-19 horses 7%
Over 20 horses 2%

— 2020 American Farriers Journal survey on why horse owners change farriers





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