The traditional horseshoe
not only has a far higher weight, but offers no flexibility or shock
absorption, thus transferring the shock of every step through the horses
hoof and leg. Even in young horses this can cause problems.
ThoroFlex synthetic horsehoes provide many benefits with a more natural feel for the horse.
The benefits include:
Provides a light weight
alternative to conventional and specialist shoes (weight similar to
aluminium racing plates).
Provides cushioning, to prevent
concussion and other injury to tendons and joints, from impact and
Protects the hoof while allowing it to flex
Allows improvement in circulation to the hoof and
Beneficial to horses with pre-existing arthritis,
laminitis, navicular disease, tendinitis, corns and other concussion
May prevent development of these conditions
Provides grip for security and sure footedness.
Excellent for use on any surface.
Helps prevent injury from kicks to horses and people.
Constructed using state of the art
techniques, the resin based urethane compound provides excellent
durability (similar to steel shoe).
The bridge offers
unobtrusive protection to the frog of the hoof.