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hello sir. are low heeled horses bad performers? especially in thoroughbred racing.

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HELLO ROHIT...

They are Not the Best !!
Remember... Everybody is good... till they break down or gets injured !! Fact...

Horses with low heel angles have more stress on their flexor tendons & joints
HAVE to use more knee to break over in stride ( raise their knees higher at breakover point)

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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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