Today's blog features an important article for both farriers and horse owners. Shoe wear can be contributed to a number of different factors and it's important to understand what they are as shoe wear patterns can determine future potential health issues.
Sarah Evers Conrad notes a few factors that can affect shoe wear:
- Arena footing or turnout surface
- Shoe material
- Conformation and way of going
- Ongoing medical problems
- Shoe tightness
- Saddle fit