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  • Do Racehorses Wear Shoes?  And If So, What Type?

    Do Racehorses Wear Shoes? And If So, What Type?

    Horseshoes are a piece of specially shaped material fitted to a horse’s hoof. The use of shoes is important to the everyday ridden horse – but do racehorses wear shoes? Their goal is to be the fastest horse on race day; do they wear shoes to help their performance? Nearly all racehorses wear shoes, but…

  • Warmblood vs Thoroughbred Horses: What’s the Difference?

    Warmblood vs Thoroughbred Horses: What’s the Difference?

    Equestrians will often talk about warm-blooded and thoroughbred horses. But what do these terms mean? And when you compare warmblood vs thoroughbred horses, how do they differ? Warm blood and thoroughbred horses are different types of horses. But they are also terms referring to different categories. Thoroughbred horses are a particular breed of horse, that…