Thanks to mass production, keg shoes have made life easier for farriers. You can find a manufactured shoe in nearly every necessary size and model.

Of course, it is rare to get that Cinderella fit with a keg shoe right off the rack. Not every hoof is made equal — even on the same horse.

Getting different perspectives on modifying keg shoes can tweak your philosophy in regard to shoeing. Here are several thoughts from farriers on how they treat keg shoes.

  1. Stocking Keg Shoes
  2. Popular Modifications
  3. Severe Modifications
  4. Hot Or Cold?
  5. Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks
  6. Too Much Dependence On Keg Shoes?