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Professional, direct communication is the common thread from their shared insight. Because this advice is aimed for the veterinarian, we examine professional communication with farriers. Of course, an important part of this also examining the client’s role in this essential triangle.
The mast majority of our readers report great relationships with veterinary colleagues. We hope you’ll find tremendous value in these pages to continue your great work with farriers.
At American Farriers Journal, we have served the farrier industry for more than 45 years. Our goal is to help these footcare practitioners so that they, in turn, can help the horse. That is the purpose of this special publication. To provide farrier insight on this matter, we enlisted the help of five farriers, all of whom have vast experience in therapeutic farriery and are active in farrier education. We hope you find these perspectives interesting and consider how it can aid your relationship with the farriers in your area. The intention isn’t to provide instructions as a how-to, but show how farriers can carefully apply creative approaches with your direction. Ultimately, maintaining great relationships with farriers will benefit your clients and their horses.View
This 5th edition of Hall of Fame Farrier Tips features a plethora of valuable advice from respected veteran members of the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame. Each was interviewed on various topics they thought every farrier should know; such as how to apply a frog plate to a keg shoe, tips to becoming more efficient, fundamentals of hoof care, tips on how to avoid volatile situations, and much more! Hall of Fame Farrier Tips Volume 5 will provide you with applicable advice on an extraordinary range of hoof-care topics.View
This annual report is your personal guide for monitoring the trends and economic changes affecting the farrier industry. You’ll gain insight into the equine industry and discover how your farrier business compares to others by getting a glimpse at yearly farrier income growth, what farriers are charging, how farriers are funding retirement, where they are obtaining footcare product information, and much more!View
This incredibly detailed 62-page report features detailed information on a variety of areas that hoof-care professionals have reported as impediments to the success of their business, challenges in their everyday hoof-care work and threats to the health of their horses’ feet. From posture problems to recognizing when to fire a client, this report will provide you with tips and advice to get your hands around minor issues early, before they escalate into major ones.View
Did you know that 17% of farriers have no retirement savings? It's never too early to start preparing for life after hoof care. This Farrier Retirement Guide will provide tips and advice to help you save early, avoid retirement derailments, catch up on saving if you've fallen behind and deal with legal jargon surrounding retirement. Purchase your copy now and refer to it time and again as you develop your plans for an enjoyable, stable retirement.View
This is the first installment of the series that won the top prize from the Association of Business Publications Editors. The series looks at the practice of soring and attempts to stop it.View
Farrier and business expert Esco Buff delivers his 10 best ways to insulate your horseshoeing business from tough economic times.View