Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Shoes all the way around.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Make sure who ever you hire is certified.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Keep your horse on a regular schedule,. 6 to 8 weeks.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. As a Certified Farrier I see some of the poor workmanship out there every day. I don't like to put anyone down but once you see my work you will understand.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love horses and they seem to love me.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Customers ask me most often, "Will you come back again, my last farrier never shows up on schedule.
I answer yes I will be here and be on time.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. I love it when I see a horse that has the ugliest hooves and when I leave they look great.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. Propper nutrition is very important in the health of a horses hoof.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. The love of horses.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. Again making ugly hooves look great.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. All the time.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Have a strong back and total desire to work with horses.