The weight distribution and balance of the
equine foot was subject of the wild horse study conducted
by Gene Ovnicek in 1986 and 1987. Taking advantage of the
knowledge on weight distribution gained in this study, a
special horseshoe was developed which takes the ground contact
points of the hoof into consideration.
The EquiFlex Natural Balance Shoes, working together with
the hoof preparation guidelines by Gene Ovincek, allow the
hoof to flex naturally despite shoeing.
Below you can see the design of our Natural Balance Shoe.
If you click on the individual picture you will see a diagram
showing the different widths which can be achieved by using
the bridge system. At the moment sizes ranging from 4"
to 6", measured at the widest part of the hoof, can be
Curious to find out more about the ideas and findings of
Gene Ovnicek? Then have a look at
All prices for horseshoes are per pair.