Standard Horseshoe with Clips Threaded for Studs




Standard Duplo Composite Horseshoe with Clips Threaded for Studs


The standard Duplo Composite Horseshoe with clips and threaded for studs is a plastic traction horseshoe with a metal inlay for sale available in sizes 102 mm-170 mm in the round shape and 98 mm-166 mm in the oval shape. The orange plastic inlay represents the Shore hardness scale of the plastic. The orange plastic inlay shoes are softer than the green plastic inlay shoes of the Extra line. Round or oval pattern and the size determined at the widest point of the hoof. The traction horseshoe applies to environments with mud, snow, and ice. Two M8 threads are in the heel region. Screw in studs are available in 4 mm or 6 mm inserts.

Features of the standard Duplo Composite Horseshoe with Clips Threaded for Studs:

  • Choice of 4 mm or 6 mm studs. (Recommend loctite to secure studs)
  • Gripstuds can be applied to the toe region for maximum traction option.
  • No extra modification needed for basic traction.
  • Quarter clips provide stability while nailing.
  • Quarter clips reduce shoe torsion in sport, excess growth, and with limited hoof wall for nailing.
  • Orange inlay of plastic knobs on the sole surface to reduce torsion on the hoof.
  • Round and Oval shape for easier modification of the fit.
  • Plastic rim reduces debris and snow accumulation under the shoe.
  • Large variation of sizes to accommodate the variety of horses.

Modifications available to the standard Duplo Composite Horseshoe with Clips Traction Profile

  • Widen or narrow the metal inlay to fit the hoof.
  • Grind or nipper/rasp the plastic to fit the back of the hoof.
  • Remove orange plastic knobs if placement is on the hoof sole.
  • Remove or thin the plastic rim to accommodate the sole height.
  • Rocker toe the metal inlay for therapeutic application.
  • Bevel the break over into the plastic toe region to reduce leverage.
  • Plastic weld glue on tabs to any model.
  • Removal of one or both clips if needed.

Additionally, reference the instructional videos for demonstrations. The contact page  is available for technical support. Further more the custom build page shows examples of how the shoe is shaped or modified. Duplo Composite Horseshoes have stability and flexibility matched to the hoof. The standard clipped model with traction threads for studs is used for prevention of pathology, therapeutic settings, and where more shoe traction is needed. The clipped shoes with traction profile can be applied with nails or glue on tabs and because of the clips less nails are needed. The hoof wall is first notched out for the clip and then hammered into the hoof to set the clip. Consequently there is no hot fitting the shoe!