Chance Oftedahl


Horseshoeing can be a very well paying job but  to get paid very well you need to know the ins and outs of the business. In Minnesota the average horse shoer makes about $40,000 per year. Here is where the big money comes in, if you get hired by a horse trainer or horse ranch or race track you can make upwards of $300,000-$400,000 per year. They don't have any studies of growth rate because so much of the jobs are privately hired.
Its a job that takes very little time to learn how to do they offer 10, 12, and 20 week programs at most horseshoeing schools. The biggest and hardest part to learn is just the ability to handle horses of all kinds and working with the owners of the horses so that they understand the best interest of the horse. Almost all the time they work inside horse barns.

Minnesota School of
$200 Application Fee but almost everyone gets accepted
Hands on and Book learning
There is other school all across the US
You are expected to feed and house yourself
There are no actives because its just a horseshoeing school
12 people per class
Ramsey, MN
You can get scholarships
Overall expenses expected about $8,500 for total budget

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