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Farrier cauterizing the hoof of a Trakehner mare. He heats the horseshoe in a small furnace (in his truck) and then shapes it on an anvil. Once it’s cooled a little, he puts the shoe on the foot to help seal it against dryness or moisture, as well as to determine to fit of the shoe, and I’m sure many other reasons. This particular shoe is a natural balance shoe.
Halfbred Trakehner. This young son of Gribaldi-Kostolany is in fact half Trakehner ..Edward Gal the Stallion-Hengst Totilas. Stuttgart November 21 – 2009