How Horse Owners Rate Your Farrier Skills
|Reachable By Phone||57.5%||26.8%||9.8%||5.9%|
— 2011 American Farriers Journal horse owner survey
How Much Time Do Farriers Spend On The Internet?
Farriers spend an average of 6 hours per week on the Internet.
— 2016 American Farriers Journal Farrier Benchmark Stud
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