May 31

Shoeing a Horse

You can’t just glue them on!

Watch this video of a very well behaved pony called Casper getting his new shoes fitted. There are 10 steps to shoes a horse – see if you can spot them all.

Let’s see if you were paying attention, or just wishing for a pony as cute as Casper! Sort the hot shoeing elements below into the right order.

Shoeing a horse – see if you can match the action to the nine steps of shoeing.

I still think it would be easier to glue them on!

Well actually ……. you can!

GLUE ON SHOES!

YES – REALLY

These shoes are very clever and expand and contract with the horse’s foot. They are good for sensitive horses who can’t cope with normal shoes, but also can’t go barefoot!

Right – let’s get back to Thor and the farrier.

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