- Horse Talk
|petitepyromaniac ||05-19-2011 11:56 AM |
Tip your farrier?
Are you supposed to tip your farrier?
I don't think anyone does it where I live, but maybe they just don't know better :-)
|gypsygirl ||05-19-2011 12:03 PM |
ive never heard of anone doing that !!
|kitten_Val ||05-19-2011 12:05 PM |
I remember EXACTLY same topic from last year. :D Don't remember what section it was in though.
And to answer no, I don't, and don't know anyone in area who does. However I always get a big box of european chocolate as "Thank You" for X-mas to show him my appreciation with his work.
|Fluffy Pony ||05-19-2011 12:07 PM |
I like my farrier a lot. His price is 84 so I tip him and give him 90 lol. You dont have too but I want to help him out in some way. Especially because of gas.
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|Alwaysbehind ||05-19-2011 12:16 PM |
I do not tip my farrier.
I do provide him with prepared horses, a comfortable place to work (out of the elements, not heated or anything), cold/hot drinks and cookies or the like.
I buy him a gift every year at Christmas (usually a gift card to a store I know he likes).
|myhorsesonador ||05-19-2011 12:27 PM |
Not usualy but I did with my new guy. He comes from an hour away, and he spent so much extra time on my girl fixing her toes.
|farmpony84 ||05-19-2011 01:20 PM |
sometimes I tip. Depends on the situation. My horse was being a putz the other day and the poor guy ended up hammering his own knee. I tipped him that day. But my farrier will also rush out to fix an issue at the drop of a hat....
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