Equine Business Management: 4 Ways to Bring In New Clients To Your Farrier Business

One of the keys to good equine business management is knowing how to market your farrier business. Even when your client roster is full up, good marketing will keep your business in demand, so if clients do leave, you can quickly fill those vacant spaces. How well are you bringing in new clients? Equitotal has come up with four tips to help you consistently bring in new farrier clients. Establish a Client Referral Incentive Referrals can be an excellent source of new clients, but don’t Read more [...]

How The Farriers App Can Improve The Quality Of Your Farriery Work

There are countless advantages to using The Farriers App for your farrier business. The App makes for streamlined invoicing, better record keeping, easier scheduling, and more. But did you know that the App can also improve the quality of your farrier work, meaning you’ll be offering your clients better service? Here’s how. Access Hoof History at the Touch of a Button One of the many beneficial features of the App is that it allows you to store hoof history, hoof photos, and hoof videos. Read more [...]

Tips for Dealing With Difficult Clients in Your Farrier Business

  At some point, you will need to deal with difficult clients in your farrier business. It’s not something that any of us enjoy, but the better you learn to deal with these situations, the better your overall business will be. These tips can help you to work with difficult clients, arriving at a solution that works for everyone. Four Tips to Help You Deal With Difficult Clients 1. Put the Horse First A client’s priority is to ensure their horse receives the best care, and often Read more [...]

How The Farriers App Can Help Keep Your Clients Happy

  Keeping your clients happy can benefit your farrier business in many ways. It’s easier to work with happier clients, your job will be more enjoyable, and happy clients are likely to recommend you to others. And if you want to keep your clients happy, there’s one super simple way to do it: Get The Farriers App. Four Ways to Use The Farriers App to Keep Your Clients Happy Avoid Scheduling Errors With the App’s calendar function, you can schedule and manage appointments Read more [...]

See The Farriers App Founder, Simon Notley, Speak At the BFBA Farrier Focus Event

If you’re a farrier in the UK, there’s only one place to be on September 23rd and 24th: The British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) Farrier Focus Event. Held in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, this event is full of vital information just for farriers. The entire weekend is packed with lectures, clinics, and demonstrations that cover topics you need to know about. A few of the topics include: Shoeing the endurance horse Understanding and treating seedy toe Shoeing Read more [...]

The American Farrier’s Association

If you’re a farrier in the United States, then you’ve likely heard of the American Farrier Association (AFA). Here’s what you need to know about this well-respected association. About the American Farrier’s Association The AFA was founded in 1971 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, making it the oldest national membership organization for farriers in the United States. The AFA is also the only United States farrier association to have internationally recognized standards of competency through Read more [...]

4 Ways to Ensure Your Farrier Business Isn’t Being Over-Taxed

  Paying taxes is a standard aspect of owning any business, but do you know if your farrier business is being over-taxed? Missing out on deductions and forgetting to list expenses can spell lost money, especially when the issue continues from year to year. These four tips can help you ensure that your farrier business is being taxed fairly, and that you’re not paying more than you should be. 1. Start With a Visit to Your Accountant First, schedule a meeting with your accountant Read more [...]

The 4 Best Ways to Handle Price Raises in Your Farrier Business

Price raises. They’re something that every equine professional has to deal with, but that doesn’t make them pleasant. While price raises are absolutely necessary in order to stay profitable, it’s almost certain that clients will be upset and push back against the changes in your rates. However, these four tips can help to make price raises easier on your clients, keeping your farrier business profitable while minimizing negative client reactions. 1. Warn Clients Ahead of Time One of the Read more [...]

Scheduling Problems? 5 Ways the Farriers App Can Transform Your Business Scheduling

Do you run into problems with your farrier business scheduling, like overbooking yourself or showing up to discover that clients have forgotten their appointments? Good scheduling will make your business more efficient and more profitable. The Farriers App can make a huge difference in your scheduling, making the task less of a headache and more of a smooth, simplified process. Best of all, you can get a FREE, 30-day trial of The Farriers App. Be sure to check out the end of this blog for details. How Read more [...]

4 Self-Care Techniques for Farriers That Can Keep You in Business

When you’re running a busy farrier business, it can be easy to get swept along in your daily schedule. Things get hectic, and soon you may find yourself working longer hours, missing meals, and feeling short on time. This can leave you tired, prone to making mistakes, and performing at a level that isn’t your best. If you want to keep your business performing well, then these 4 self-care techniques are a must. Maximize the Effect of Your Working Hours There are only so many hours that Read more [...]