What is the going rate for shoeing in your area?

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Postby sjr725 » Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:19 pm

Just had the shoer out yesterday for 2. He's now charging $70 for shoes and $35 for trim - Fuel is driving everything up!
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Postby TLCfromARK » Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:57 pm

Any where between $45 and $60 in S. W. Ark. per horse to reshoe. The lower priced one is a young man getting started and is pretty easy to get lined up to shoe. The higher priced is a more "exprencied" farrier that stays pretty busy and is harder to get to come over.

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Postby Alice » Wed Apr 25, 2007 1:39 pm

Just had 3 done today. I'd had someone else working on them that became so unreliable I had to find someone else...and in a hurry.

Two were trimmed for $25 a horse and front shoes were put on the other for $45. Had shoes been put on all four, it would have been $65.

The old horse that got shoes...that guy earned his keep. The horses feet are so odd shaped and crumbly that he worked a looooong time to get it just right. Plus, he'd needed work for about 2 weeks (that's the reason I finally found another farrier). I appreciated the time spent.

One of the trimmed horses got, well for lack of a better word, horsey. That guy dodged his hind feet a several times...that brat.

I think I got one heck of a deal for $95 considering'...

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Postby cathys » Thu May 10, 2007 5:56 am

Just found out it is going to be $70, includes trim and shoes on front. I am not telling my hubby about this one, comeing out of my own pocket so he can't tell me to "sell the horses!"
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Postby DrumRunner728 » Thu May 10, 2007 8:46 am

Our farrier charges $24 a trim and $54 for a trim and front shoes. He's one of the most reasonable in our area. One farrier (who doesn't even have a great reputation) told me he charges $100 for a trim and front shoes. YIKES!
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cost of horse shoes

Postby 3horsemom » Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:31 pm

My guy (who is great, by the way) charges for a pony trim $20, $30 for horse, and $40.00 for draft size. I only shoe one of my horses on the front feet. For her trim all 4 and shoe front 2 he charges $40.00 shoes included.
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