Some interesting research into the connection between certain hoof shapes and lameness in this article at thehorse.com
Could it be? A potential predisposing factor for lameness that can be seen with our very eyes? According to one British researcher, this dream could be a reality. A recent study revealed that certain hoof shapes and characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.
I’d be interested to read more of the research once it’s made available