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.

Farrier Shop Visits

Some 53% of products purchased by full-time farriers are picked up at a farrier store.

— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Study

Do Horse Owners Know Whether Their Farrier Is Certified?


% Of Horse Owners

Yes 42.0%
No 9.0%
Don't know 49.9%

— 2011 American Farriers Journal horse owner surveys