horseshoeing


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horse·shoe

 (hôrs′sho͞o′, hôr′sho͞o′)
n.
1. A flat U-shaped metal plate fitted and nailed to the bottom of a horse's hoof for protection.
2. A U-shaped object similar to a horseshoe.
3. horseshoes(used with a sing. verb) A game in which players toss horseshoes or horseshoe-shaped pieces at a stake so as to encircle it or come closer to it than the other players.
tr.v. horse·shoed, horse·shoe·ing, horse·shoes
To fit with horseshoes.
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horseshoeing

(ˈhɔːsˌʃuːɪŋ)
n
farriery
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In "Essential Principles Of Horseshoeing", Doug Bulter (with the assistance of horseshoeing experts Jack and Pete Butler) deftly combines teaching the blacksmith skills of fabricating, adapting, and adjusting metal horse shoes with instructional insights of the veterinarian's knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the lower limb of the horse.
STONELEIGH Park is set for a weekend of horsing around as it prepares to host the annual International Team Horseshoeing Championships.
Fifteen teams from 15 countries - including Sweden, Belgium, the USA, Canada and Ireland - will compete for the title of British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association's International Team Horseshoeing Champion.