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Horse Owners Want More Footcare Details

Recent surveys reveal significant differences between what farriers believe clients are seeking in terms of information and what horse owners really want
Results from two recent American Farriers Journal surveys indicate horse owners want considerably more hoof-care information than many farriers are providing. The owners also urged farriers to improve communications, get tougher on collecting past due payments and start accepting credit cards.
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It Is Time To Follow Our Own Advice

Frankly Speaking
For the past 27 years, readers have relied on our November issue to deliver practical business information. This issue has focused on the non-footcare aspects of the farrier profession. The articles are intended to help farriers build better business practices through tested advice provided by other farriers.
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Farriers Offer Valuable Apprenticeship Insights

Hoof-care professionals detail payment methods, advantages and disadvantages of teaching apprentices in new one-of-a-kind survey
More farriers across the country are increasing their production, enduring less physical stress and in turn boosting the industry, all after making one decision - hiring an apprentice. As a result, some show their appreciation with generous compensation.
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Farrier Income Continues Gradual Gain

Data gleaned from the latest American Farriers Journal Farrier Business Practices survey indicates the hoof-care industry is holding its own and is apparently doing better than other areas of the equine market
Despite a slower than anticipated recovery in the overall equine community, farriers appear to be doing considerably better than 2 years ago with average incomes increasing by 12% for full-time farriers and by an astounding 50% for part-time farriers.
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