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Shoeing For A Living

The Reluctant Remedial Shoer

California farrier Travis Koons finds success relying on a minimalist approach in therapeutic cases
“You don’t want to shoe lames horses, trust me.” Bob Marshall tried to warn the confident young farrier, but the then 18-year-old Travis Koons had made up his mind. The Hemet, Calif., youngster had printed business cards, announcing that his farrier practice specializes in pathological, remedial and corrective horseshoeing.
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Putting Service in Customer Service

East Texas farrier thrives by embracing marketing and good business practices
At his core, Ralph Hampton is a farrier. Not like Jack is in construction or Jill is an administrator. The Rosevine, Texas, shoer is a throwback to the days when a farrier fulfilled an important role in a small rural town. “This is not something you do for a living,” he says. “This is something you do for life.”
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Scheduling Your Clients

How often do you see the horses on your books? What influences how often you see these horses for trimming/shoeing?
How often do you see the horses on your books? What influences how often you see these horses for trimming/shoeing?
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Farriers' Roundtable

What’s the best way to handle a client or barn that always seems to have extra horses for you to do when you arrive? It throws off the rest of the day’s schedule.
Your response will depend upon your view of your life and business.
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The Hoof-Care Bottom Line

Laying Out Your Ground Rules

A respective responsibilites list sets guidelines
A Respective Responsibilities List documents the general operating procedures for your farrier business, as well as your responsibilities to your client and their horses.
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