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21-AUG-2014

New Shoes

A Racehorse needs new shoes at least once a a month. They are custom fitted and made of a aluminum.
Shoeing Racehorses is a very specialized and hard job that requires extensive knowledge and skill.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
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Frank Brault06-Dec-2015 19:00
I'm sure it does. A superb candid. V
janescottcumming06-Dec-2015 14:06
Beautiful horse. Looks very young. I didn't know the shoes were made of aluminum, very interesting. V
globalgadabout06-Dec-2015 07:19
a taut and muscular body indeed...the farrier must have a sure touch..
Carl Carbone06-Dec-2015 03:42
Interesting shot!
Julie Oldfield06-Dec-2015 03:38
Very nice!
Jean D06-Dec-2015 01:05
Great shot of this very athletic race horse being fitted for new running shoes. ~V
fotabug06-Dec-2015 00:59
I have real appreciation for the horseshoers. And a deep appreciation for a magnificent looking horse, as this one is! V
Gary Rose06-Dec-2015 00:02
Are those Nike's...?
Neil Marcus05-Dec-2015 22:43
A good view of the operation. That horse LOOKS fast "V"
Hubert Steed05-Dec-2015 22:42
Looks like a Norman Rockwell painting... V!
Jean Chiasson05-Dec-2015 22:38
Beautiful scene Walter bravo V
Jim Coffman05-Dec-2015 22:28
A man a work. A very nice image,Walter!!
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