Big Feet, Big Shoes – The Horse - Scotch bottom shoe
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Show shoes, or so-called Scotch bottoms (a term we find insulting to the people of Scotland), are weighted and shaped to enhance the horse’s gait or movement. Because of attempts to increase hoof size and change the gait in the show draft, shoeing the show horse may cause problems. An entire article could be written on Scotch bottom shoeing alone, but here are the basics: This kind of shoeing gets its name from a shoe that's.