Believe it or not, sometimes a farrier will put on a horse shoe backward with the toe of the shoe at the horse's heel. In horses with laminitis, the backward shoe reduces pressure on the wall of the toe and provides better support at the heel.
Winter may be time to rehabilitate horse hoofs from the effects of metal shoes and hoof boots can be a useful, practical and no-nonsense tool …
Video of donkey hoof trimming.
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