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View Poll Results: Do You Tip Your Farrier?
Yes! 6 19.35%
No! 16 51.61%
Only for a special visit or extensive work. 9 29.03%
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post #21 of 24 Old 05-10-2008, 12:06 PM
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I must say that I am surprised to hear that people tip them on a regular occasion!
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post #22 of 24 Old 05-10-2008, 08:36 PM
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Eh - my dad is a retired farrier and he was never tipped. Sometimes food around Christmas or free drinks, but nothing I would ever consider a tip. So needless to say, if somebody other than my dad shoes my horses, I don't tip them either.
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post #23 of 24 Old 05-11-2008, 05:41 PM
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I do and always have, each visit. Farriers are like Gods. Great ones are hard to find. Tipping is my way of telling my farrier his work is appreciated.
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post #24 of 24 Old 05-11-2008, 07:30 PM
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I normally don't but I will if he comes out for a special reason such as a problem, a lost shoe or a only one of my horses, I will.
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