Shoeing for Western Horses

Best shoes for
Trail & Ranch Work

Kerckhaert Standard Extra

This is a favorite for rough terrain like the southwest and Rocky Mountain regions. The Extra style shoe has more width, usually at least 7/8" wide, to provide more strength, wear and protection for the hoof.


  • A wide-web pattern designed for protection and support in rough terrain
  • Bevel on ground side
  • Sole relief
  • Slight tapering of heels
  • V-crease allows for better nail fit
  • Shoes are symmetrical




One Shape - Unclipped - 0, 1, 2, 3


Complimentary Nails

  • 5 City
  • 5 Slim