horseshoeing(redirected from corrective horseshoeing)
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that part of the art of blacksmithing to do with making horseshoes, fitting them to hooves, trimming the hooves to fit the shoes. There are two main techniques, hot shoeing and cold shoeing, the former being done beside a forge. The shoes may be mild steel or aluminum in racing plates.
shoes custom made to correct some defect in the horse's gait or conformation.