A horse's foot perfectly shod.

Horse's foot

A horse's foot perfectly shod.

Horseshoes have always been viewed as an aid to assist horses' hooves when subjected to the various unnatural conditions brought about by domestication, whether due to work conditions or stabling and management. Countless generations of domestic horses bred for size, color, speed, and many other traits with little regard for hoof quality and soundness make some breeds more dependent on horseshoes than feral horses such as mustangs, which develop strong hooves as a matter of natural selection.

Cushioned Hooves Horseshoe

Horseshoes have always been viewed as an aid to assist horses' hooves when subjected to the various…