Patent Model - Improvement in Horseshoes

Maker and role
William Hubbard, Patentee
Production date
Jun 29 1858
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Object detail

Hoof, iron
3 1/2 x 6 x 4 1/2" (8.9 x 15.2 x 11.4cm)
Hubbard's patent "relates to making a stiff and rigid shoe which shall be wider at the heel than the horse's hoof is, upon which it is to be used, and in combining there-with two hooks (which hooks also include a shank and screw-nut on the end thereof,) the hooks catch or hook onto the crust of the hoof, and by means thereof, the hoof may be gradually drawn outwardly toward the shoe." (Patent Number 20,713)
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