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hello sir. may i know the purpose of using oak bonded rim pads on horses? does it absorb shocks? i browsed in internet but couldn't find the picture of it.

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HELLO ROHIT...

It is just a simple rim pad ( only under the shoe) & does aid in helping reduce shock
to the hoof and limb.  On extremely hard ground it helps.  "DOWN SIDE"...It can allow heels to crush in the pad material & get weak !!

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Joepaul  Meyers,CJF

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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.

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