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$300 For A Shoeing Job?

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> Using an inflation calculator, the 1899 rate for the four new shoes and two pads would grow from $5 to nearly $150 in today’s buying power.
To some this is just an old invoice. But as a farrier, I see the history of our trade. It also tells me of the value of a farrier. The invoice on this page is from services performed by farrier Daniel Ward for the New York City Fire Department. These horses would pull the fire engine. A client of mine gave it to me after she had bought it for 50 cents at a yard sale in New York state.
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Research Journal: January/February 2018

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
A cross-sectional study in England examined the accuracy of owners reporting laminitis in their horses and ponies. The objective was to determine the percentage of owner-reported cases of laminitis that were later confirmed by a veterinarian and to compare the owner’s observations of potential risk factors to the veterinarian’s observations.
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Reader Commentary: Dec. 2017

Horse Owner Perspective: Work As A Team For Safety After reading your website article on the farrier who died on the job (“Wrongful Death Ruling Empowers Farriers,” americanfarriers.com), I wanted to say that my staff and I take responsibility for handling and controlling the horse for the farrier.
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State, Local Jurisdictions Cloud Sales Tax Collection For Hoof-Care Providers

Where you live and work has a impact on what you need to collect from clients in sales taxes
Paying taxes is an inevitable part of operating a business. Depending on where you live in the United States, sales tax is a mandatory part of taxation and the billing process of a farrier practice. Unfortunately, the lack of uniformity makes collecting sales tax confusing.
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Using A Marketing Plan To Promote Your Practice

Strategic planning combined with outside resources can help promote and grow your farrier practice
There is no argument that farriery is a male-dominated industry. Being female is part of my experience as a farrier. To give you a bit of context, in Aus­tralia we have trimming schools filled with female recruits.
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Circumstances In Which Walking Away From A Laminitis Case Might Be In Your Best Interest

There are many circumstances in which vets and farriers need to work together for the best outcome for the horse. Disagreements may occur during these discussions of the best course to take. In speaking with Diego Almeida, CJF, of the Midwest Horseshoeing School and University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine about dealing with laminitis (September/October 2017, American Farriers Journal), he finds that it is imperative for the farrier to avoid misunderstandings with the vet by being prepared.
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20 Safety Tips For Clients Holding Horses For Farriers And Vets

NOW is the time to be immersed in valuable knowledge to improve your safety during your everyday hoof care work!
In this FREE eGuide, “20 Safety Tips For Clients Holding Horses For Farriers And Vets,” American Farriers Journal pinpoints 20 tips farriers can immediately implement into their practices to encourage a safe working environment for both themselves and for their assistants.
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