Originally Posted by kevinshorses
Things happen and it might be worth the inconvienence if you like the way he trims your horse. I would rather hire a good farrier that is a poor businessman than a poor farrier that always shows up on time.
This is how I feel too!
Sometimes my farrier is late. Sometimes he is early. Most of the time he is reasonably on time. Life happens. Horses are not a predictable thing.
He does a great job when he is there so I treat him like gold (cold/hot drinks, cookies, clean place to work, etc).