What are the benefits of using horseshoes?
Horseshoes provide protection to the horse's hooves, promote balanced weight distribution, reduce the risk of injuries and lameness, and enhance overall hoof health.
How do I choose the right horseshoes for my horse?
Choosing the right horseshoes depends on factors such as your horse's size, breed, activity level, and hoof condition. Consult with our horse care experts to ensure you select the appropriate horseshoes for your horse.
What types of horseshoes are available?
There are various types of horseshoes available, including traditional steel horseshoes, aluminum horseshoes for lightweight performance, rubber horseshoes for added traction, and therapeutic horseshoes for specific hoof conditions.
Which brands offer high-quality horseshoes?
We stock horseshoes from top brands like Mustad, Kerckhaert, St. Croix, and Diamond. These brands are known for their superior quality and reliability in the equine industry.
Do horseshoes come with accessories?
Yes, we offer a range of horseshoe accessories, including horseshoe nails, rasps, hoof picks, hoof boots, and pads. These accessories are essential for proper horseshoeing and hoof maintenance.
How often should horseshoes be replaced?
The frequency of horseshoe replacement depends on factors such as the horse's activity level, hoof growth, and wear. Regular inspections by a professional farrier can help determine when horseshoes need to be replaced.
Can I apply horseshoes myself or should I hire a professional farrier?
While some basic horseshoe maintenance can be done by horse owners, it's recommended to hire a professional farrier for proper horseshoeing. Farriers have the expertise to ensure correct shoe fit and placement for optimal hoof health.
Do you offer guidance on horseshoeing techniques?
Yes, we provide resources and guidance on proper horseshoeing techniques. Our team of experts can offer advice on horseshoe selection, fitting, and maintenance to help you keep your horse's hooves in top condition.