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hello sir. i believe that white hooves are softer than the black ones. am i right?

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Hello Rohit....
Not so much softer, but more translucent to heat & light.
They will seem to dry out quicker and chip easier.  That being said...
It's also in the genetics of the horse !!  Many, QH, Paints, Pintos & Arabian
horses have very good white hooves !!!

Best to You !!
Joepaul Meyers, CJF

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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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