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Cool Shoes For Ice And Snow

These winter shoes from Washington farrier Bill Miller’s historical collection demonstrate several older ways of dealing with snow and ice
When horses were relied on extensively for taking the family to town and transporting goods, shoeing horses for snowy and icy conditions was an absolute necessity. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, numerous shoes were designed to prevent horses from slipping on ice-covered roads in the days before cars and trucks took over most of the nation's transportation duties.
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Alternatives to Traditional Shoes

Having proved themselves much more than a fad years ago, non-metal shoes have become essential tools for many farriers in helping horses
Non-metal horseshoes, in their most rudimentary form, date back to the ancients with a grass sandal protecting the hoof. In the modern era, as technology advanced, farriers gained a variety of options made from synthetic materials.
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