Bent shoes from kicking.

warped toe

Occasionally, I come across a horse shoe that looks like this. For whatever reason, this horse kicks it’s stall wall and warps his hind shoe in the toe. It seems that it would make the horse lame, but surprisingly, I don’t know that I have ever seen lameness in the few situations where this happens….

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Horseshoeing for Winter

winter horseshoeing

This article applies to horses that are living and working outside during the winter. Most show horses that live in training and show stables live and work inside during winter conditions After about 25 years of horseshoeing in the Cincinnati area, I have a few ways to keep us all working in reasonable comfort –…

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