Originally Posted by COWCHICK77
From what I understand it is supposed to help with front leg fatigue(weight). Depending on the use- like jumping it would help with picking up the front legs and folding but they don't hold a caulk well, with barrel horses the same but maybe(not so much of front leg folding) with a toe grab rather than caulks for traction, and of course for racing and harness racing. Unless you are doing a specialized events that require it I don't really see the need for them.
Good to know. I didn't ask for them, my farrier just recommended them (since it was my first time using any farrier, I didn't know any better.)
But at this point, he doesn't really need aluminum for the purposes stated.