Reply To: the horses i ride only have shoes in the front …….. why?

BuckarooBleu BuckarooBleu
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I only put front shoes on my mare. I ran her barefoot and rode her constantly, she ended up getting sore on her front end, but not her back end, and that’s how we decided on front shoes. The front end does get the most weight put on it, though some horses do need all 4 shoes

“Horses are incredibly forgiving. They fill in places we’re not capable of filling ourselves.”