We surveyed 86 farriers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical farrier. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a farrier?



Working as a farrier typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a farrier?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a farrier typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a farrier?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a farrier.