Handling Specialty Footcare Repairs

In a typical week, 53% of full-time farriers apply acrylic and hoof repair products, 61% use pour-in pads, 28% glue on shoes and 26% use plastic or non-metal shoes.

— 2020 American Farriers Journal Business Practices survey

Owners Report a Variety of Horse Uses

Activities % of Owners
Pleasure, trail riding 64%
Idle, retired, not working 31%
Lessons, training 29%
Dressage 26%
Natural horsemanship 18%
Ranch work 14%
Breed shows 14%
Breeding 13%
Hunters 10%

— 2021 American Horse Publications Equine Industry Survey sponsored by Zoetis