Each Friday morning, we will be sharing several facts and figures that will be helpful in seeing how you measure up business-wise with other farriers. This edition of Friday's Farrier Facts & Figures is sponsored by Markel Insurance Co. To read more from this series, click here.
Bar Shoe Pricing
Full-time farriers charge an average of $150.01 for trimming, forging and applying a pair of bar shoes.
— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study
What Role Do Boarding Barns Play When It Comes To Handling Veterinarian And Farrier Needs?
At barns offering full boarding services, 49% of the managers will schedule vet and farrier visits. Some 45% of these barns have staffers hold horses for farriers and vets.
In barns offering partial care boarding services, 20% of the managers will schedule vet and farrier visits. Only 20% of these barns allow staffers to hold horses for farriers and vets.
— 2015 survey of Stable Management readers