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hello sir. i believe that rubber and synthetic shoes are the best for horses that work on tarmac road. it gives good drip. am  i right?


ANY synthetic shoe "has good grip", they are made that way.
Keep in mind again...aluminum or steel will stay on longer and better and wear well.

Many synthetic shoes have TOO MUCH give to them and will cause the nails and clinches to
move or give loose !!
Many times it takes a horse with a good hoof wall to hold those types of shoes a full
5/6 weeks !!
Aluminum as they wear, have good grip & keep a horse light especially in the front hooves.

Best to You!!
Joepaul Meyers,CJF


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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.


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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