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Use Your Rig To Boost Your Bottom Line

Farriers share ideas for cutting costs and generating revenue
You work hard to make a living with your farrier rig. Perhaps it’s time to allow your rig to do some of the heavy lifting. There are a number of ways to let your rig shoulder the economic load including charging for your time behind the wheel, advertising and selling products.
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Body Position Is Critical To Better Forging

Consistent stance and arm control will improve your accuracy and efficiency at the anvil
Attention is often paid to forging temperatures, hammer blows and anvils, and rightly so. There are other aspects of forging that are equally important, yet don’t get as much consideration. “A lot of people have problems because they’re just all over the place,” Sacramento, Calif., farrier John Williams told attendees at a late summer forging clinic at The Horseshoe Barn. “They’re just spread out all over their anvil. They throw their stock up there, any old place, and then they just take their hammer to the stock.”
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Farrier Shop Loyalty Has Its Rewards

Farriers enjoy a multitude of benefits when ordering from one supplier
I like to surround myself with people in the industry who have the same passion, loyalty and integrity as I do. When it comes to buying supplies, it baffles me that farriers don’t buy from the same shop each time simply because of the tremendous advantages that you can reap.
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Understand What You Need To Charge

What can you charge? It’s a question that farriers commonly ask and one that Adam Wynbrandt hears often. His response? “I tell them, ‘Well, no, the question is, what do you need to charge?’” says Wynbrandt, who has 2 decades of farriery experience and owns The Horseshoe Barn in Sacramento, Calif.
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Pricing For Success

California farrier offers valuable tips for how you should be charging your clients
What can you charge? It’s a question that farriers commonly ask and one that Adam Wynbrandt hears often. His re­sponse?
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Forging In The Parking Lot Contest

8/17/17
The Horseshoe Barn
1223 Blumenfeld Dr.
Sacramento, CA
United States
The Horseshoe Barn is hosting an aluminum shoe contest in Sacramento, Calif. Read More

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