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hello sir, would you advise me to trot a horse on the road(shod)? is road good or bad for horse hooves?

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Hello Rohit...

Normally I would say No !!  The concussion in time
"can" cause lameness issues & put undue
wear on joints.
Many horses in Europe & your country are "used"
to the hard roads & doesn't seem to bither them the same
as in the USA.
Try & see what happens ??

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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