On the Case studies page you saw Cookie's hooves (the white Mini in this video). She could barely walk before the initial trim on her very over grown hooves. Here she is Moving Out!
High Speed Video of a Shod Horse
Watch for the impact vibrations as it surges up the leg.
Proper and improper Loading of the Hoof
This video shows why shoes are bad, but also why its bad to leave the wall too long on a Naturally trimmed horse. The Frog must also share the load with the wall. The Frog is very important to load bearing and cushioning the impact of the hoof. Continue watching this video, after a bit he trims the hoof so the Frog will recieve more load, watch the difference it makes.
Again improper loading....
Same as above but this time with a shoe on the hoof near the end of this one.
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