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Help Your Backyard Horse Practice Thrive With These Business Tips

Farriers share their insights on establishing a successful clientele
Backyard horses comprise a significant portion of some farriers’ businesses and can be a very successful and profitable part if handled correctly. Prince Frederick, Md., farrier Patrick Quinn didn’t aspire to provide hoof care for backyard horses, but this is often the bread and butter of a farrier’s operation.
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An Ever Evolving Industry

The past 40 years of farriery have witnessed important changes in the business practices of the trade
Hoof care has undergone a multitude of changes ever since the ancients domesticated the horse and assumed its responsibility. However, the last 40 years are arguably one of the most significant periods in its growth than any other 4-decade span. This time witnessed dramatic changes in how farriers work with one another, and saw unrivaled technological advancements.
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The Backyard Horse

Information for you to Share with Your Backyard Horse Clients

In 2013, American Farriers Journal will help you educate your novice clients on the importance of regular hoof care
Backyard horses are an important part of a hoof-care business. Particularly with novice horse owners, farriers may need to serve as a hoof-care educator. For years, our readers have been telling us that backyard horses are the backbone of many of their hoof-care practices.
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Unscrambling All Those Footcare Credentials

Here’s an easy-to-use guide that explains what all those jumbled letters mean when it comes to hoof-care credentials
Over the years, a number of equine footcare groups have been established with the goal of encouraging continuing hoof-care education and establishing specific standards for horseshoeing and trimming work.
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Recognizing Farriers for All You Do

The 13th annual National Farriers Week is a time for clients to recognize the quality work of shoers
For the 13th consecutive year, American Farriers Journal is proud to sponsor National Farriers Week, July 10-16, 2011. We’ve encouraged horse owners and all other members of the equine community to recognize the dedication and hard work that farriers display 365 days a year.
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Shoeing for a Living

Shoeing Together in the Heartland

Bringing different experiences to the job, Jerry and Charity Mathews have developed a comprehensive shoeing practice in Kansas
When you read the first timestamp for this "Shoeing For A Living," you may think that this day started slightly late. While it may be true that many farriers usually have a foot in the air by 9 a.m., this isn't a case of the subject - or editor - sleeping in.
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Celebrating the Industry

The 11th annual National Farriers Week is a time for clients to recognize the quality work of shoers
When you flip the calendar to July, you are probably hitting your peak shoeing period. Unlike the rest of the population, you aren’t counting down the days to a summer vacation on a sandy beach — you are focused on business
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