What Type Of Shoes Do You Use Most Frequently In Your Footcare Work?
Some 100% of surveyed farriers apply steel shoes while 80% use aluminum shoes.
Plastic/synthetic shoes are used by 35% of farriers, rubber shoes by 5% and titanium shoes by 4%.
— 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit attendee survey
How Do Owners Utilize Their Horses?
Here is how 10,662 surveyed owners use their horses:
- for pleasure riding and/or trail riding.
- have horses that are idle, retired or otherwise not being worked.
- use their horses for dressage.
- use their horses for lessons or training.
- use their horses for natural horsemanship.
— American Horse Publications survey
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