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Tips To Keep In Mind Before Buying A Rig

Pulling into a farrier clinic is an impressive sight.

A variety of bright, shiny aluminum farrier rigs line the parking lot — truck bodies, drop-ins, caps and trailers — and they don’t come cheap. Aside from your vehicle, your rig will be the most expensive tool that you’ll buy.


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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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Good Ideas To Improve Your Rig

Farriers, manufacturers share tips to make your job easier
When a farrier starts opening up a shoeing rig at a clinic, a curious thing occurs. The stories that are being swapped among the small pockets of congregants in the parking lot begin to lose their allure, and an easygoing migration begins. Like moths to a flame, farriers can’t resist checking out someone else’s shoeing rig. They amble on over, greet the farrier who graciously offers the welcome distraction and casually explore the mobile office.
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3 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Rig

A reliable, well-planned portable workstation is a boon for any farrier. It stores your tools, equipment and supplies. It’s a rolling billboard that promotes your business. Simply put, it’s your office and it needs to serve your needs efficiently to maximize your income potential.


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Online Extras: May/June 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Videos with Ritner Goff discussing his successful apprentice program
  • Videos with Ian McKinley detailing his process for lacing and patching cracks
  • Videos with Fabio Gnoatto talking about his trimming and shoeing philosophy
  • Information about the 2016 National Farriers Week and submitting your farrier tributes
  • Article about using a TIG welder
  • Video with Sam Fabilia showing his DIY farrier rig workstation

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