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hello sir. our trainers use high-heeled shoe for few horses. may i know  the purpose of using it?

Hello Rohit...

You mentioned in the last message that you used wedges to elevate low heels ??

LIKE the wedged heel shoes You show in the picture; It raise's the angle of the hoof
in "theory"... BUT IT MAKES the fetlock fall "backwards" in layman's terms and IN TIME
WILL crush the heels worse !!!

Many trainers use it as a "quick" fix, But will only do harm in the long run.

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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