How Many Trims Only? How Many Trims And Shoeings?

The typical full-time farrier handles 948 trims and shoeings plus 715 trims only in a year’s time.

— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

How Often Do Clients Seek Nutritional Advice For Their Horses From Farriers?

Some 37% of clients frequently seek equine nutritional advice from their farriers while 57% do so occasionally.

— 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit attendee survey

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