Bar shoe


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(Far.) a kind of horseshoe having a bar across the usual opening at the heel, to protect a tender frog from injury.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to the vets, Bauer had a build-up of pressure in his near fore hoof which had been caused by a bar shoe worn in trackwork on Thursday.
He had been swimming early this week, and after being reshod with a bar shoe he was back in the Cup picture following an extended canter on Tuesday at Sandown racecourse, where the international horses for the Spring Carnival are stationed and where they recently came out of quarantine.