Kerckhaert bar shoes are carefully fabricated using the Kerckhaert shoes and the same steel for the bars. The SX-7 are the lighter than the SX-8. Heart bar shoes are most commonly used to help treat laminitis and flat feet. Heart bar shoes mimic the unshod hoof by restoring natural weightbearing patterns to the frog and wall. The support offered to the coffin bone is crucial for speedy recovery and realignment.
Shoes are symmetrical.
SX-7 are punched for 4-1/2 Regular, 5 Race or 5 Slim, depending on size.