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    Why Do Horses Need Shoes?

    Why do horses need shoes? Well, the answer depends on why you’re asking. If you’re thinking of taking your horse for a ride, he’s going to need shoes that are comfortable and secure. These will be his feet for the day and while he may not notice them as much, they will definitely feel them when there is friction in the ground. The reason that horses often need shoes is that they like to walk and that means that their feet must be protected. There are a few other things that need to be considered when you are choosing the right equipment for your horse, but these are the main…