Category: information

Communication between professionals = business opportunities

  So next time your client comes to you and says their riding instructor said their horse isn’t shod the way it should be let’s not lose our shit. At the end of the day this is a potential business opportunity.   It’s really frustrating when you turn up to shoe your client’s horse’s and… Read more »

Late payments and how to charge for them

    Interest on late payments Interest on late paymentsLate payments create cash flow problems and can increase the risk that you will not be paid at all. Using your legal right to claim interest from late-paying customers can encourage customers to pay on time. – The statutory right to interest and compensation applies to… Read more »

Safeguarding – what you need to know

Working as farriers it important that we understand safeguarding both for adults and children. We are often surrounded by children under the age of 18 and it is very important that we take the correct protocol to ensure the safety of them and protection of us and our reputation. The Working Together to Safeguard Children… Read more »

Card payments and consumer laws

Lots of farriers now accept card payments as it’s a lot more reliable than BACS. This however means there is an additional fee generally around 1.5-2% for having this service Raising the prices of all of your products and services would be acceptable as the running cost of your business would have increased but charging… Read more »

Farrierweb set-up guide

GETTING STARTED We have put this guide together to help you get set up                   Index   1,Settings 2,Adding clients 3,Making bookings 4,Sending invoices 5,Logging expenses 6,Setting up payments 7,Writing your terms and conditions                   1, Settings (top right… Read more »

How to write your terms and conditions

Co-authored by Clinton M. Sandvick, JD, PhD Updated: August 15, 2019. (   Terms and conditions are a set of rules and statements that possible users of your service will have to follow and agree to if they wish to use the service. Establishing terms and conditions is an important aspect of business, and any… Read more »

Setting up stripe

Setting up stripe to take online payments with farrierweb    ♦ Go to and set an account up ♦ log into stripe and activate your stripe account (the link below explains all) ♦ go to “developer” down the left hand side ♦ Select “API key” from the dropdown ♦ Copy and paste the APi key… Read more »

Farrierweb release date

Firstly we have had some set-backs which in any business is expected with a launch however; I’m used to shoeing horses not managing a software company so anyone that thinks we weren’t going to deliver I apologise I’m not getting a lot of sleep at present to make this happen   I feel we wanted… Read more »

welcome to the Blog

Welcome to The Farrierweb blog   I’m James Haigh – founder of Farrierweb   I’m a farrier who needed a way to manage my business without having to sit in an office for hours on end; so I started building this software in the spring of 2016. Since then I’ve been building It from my… Read more »