Well-Shod stocks a wide variety of aluminum horseshoes in front or hind pattern.
Every horse has different needs from rodeo events to the showring, making sure you have the right shoes for the job is crucial to the performance of the horse.
Aluminum horseshoes come with a variety of options, here are a few options for you to consider:
Front Pattern Horseshoes-These are pre-shaped to a rounder shape like a horse’s front hoof.
Hind Pattern Horseshoes-These are pre-shaped to a more pointed shape like a horse’s hind hoof.
Unclipped Horseshoes- This is a steel shoe that has no side clip or toe clip and is solely applied with nails. Farriers often like to add their own clips to unclipped shoes, getting a custom fit.
Clipped Horseshoes-Clips on shoes can be either quarter clipped, side clipped or toe clipped. Clips help hold the shoes in place in addition to nails.
Quarter Clips and Side Clips- Quarter Clips are usually located on the “quarters” of the hoof between the 1st-2nd nail holes and the side clips on the “sides” of the hoof between the 2nd-3rd nail holes. They can be on front and hind shoes.
Toe Clips- This is one single clip located directly in the center of the toe of the shoe. They can be on front and hind shoes.
Plain Horseshoes- Plain shoes do not have a rim for traction, they only have ¾ fullering at the nail holes.
Rim Horseshoes- Rim shoes have a crease from heel to heel. Some rim shoes have a smooth heel so a traction device, like a stud or pin, can be added. Rim shoes are a popular option for horses needing more traction.
Bar Horseshoes- Bar Shoes come in various options for different hoof problems. Some are for support, and some are to help correct a specific problem. Bar shoes come in eggbar, straight bar, heart bar and spider bar.
Specialty Shoes- Specialty shoes are pre made for the farrier to be able to help address specific hoof injury or disorder such as, navicular, founder, fractures, heel pain, arthritis and more.