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.

Lots Of Hoof-Care Product Purchases

The typical full-time farrier purchases $20,189 in footcare supplies in a year’s time.

— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

Dealing With Therapeutic Issues

When tackling therapeutic shoeing work, 61% of full-time farriers frequently work with an equine veterinarian, 36% work with vets on some cases and 3% rarely do.

— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study