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Horseshoe - Carbine, Victoria, circa 1891 Object Reg. No: SH 931200

Summary:
Horseshoe believed to have been worn by the champion Australasian racehorse 'Carbine'.

Presented by Mr H. Morgan, Tabberabbera, via Bairnsdale, Victoria.
Description:
Metal horse shoe, very dark grey with minor rust patches. The shoe is closed in shape and slightly indented across the back. The main curve of the shoe is grooved. There are eight nail-holes, of which the three at one end are closer together than the rest. There is a small "lip" at the front on the upper side for fitting the shoe to the hoof.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr H. Morgan, 1949
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.00 cm (Height), 0.80 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, horses, livestock, racing industry, recreation, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: horseshoes
User (Probable): Carbine (Racehorse), Victoria, Australia, circa 1887-1892

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