No Farriers in the Wild

The dished out area in the center of the foot suggests that most of the weight is carried by the hoof wall, not the sole.  With roughly 60% of the weight carried by the front legs, that means about 300 pounds per hoof for an average horse.

Wild horse tech: Estimate the contact pressure in pounds per square inch.

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Underside of Wild Horse Hoof-1

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