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Nov. s,’ 1938. J_ MABwS HORSESHOE Filed Oct. 20, Y 1937 2,136,215 Patented Nov. 8, 1938 2,136,215 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,136,215 HORSESHOE John Mabius, Baltimore, Md. Application October 20, 1937, Serial No. 169,925 1 Claim. (01. 168-4) This invention relates to improvements in inner edge of the shoe. Between the ?anges 2 horseshoes and is especially adapted for use on race horses. The object of the invention is to provide a shoe that is light in construction and 5 gives the horse a better foothold when running, and 3 are the usual nail holes 4. At the front of the shoe is a V-shaped toe 5 extending above the ?ange 2. The shoe is provided with a ?at surface between the short ?ange 3 and the inner edge of the shoe. By making the toe V-shaped and very short, it would permit the horse’s hoof to remain in a more normal position when stand as well as to permit the foot to remain in as nor mal a position as possible when the horse is standing. _ The invention consists of the novel construc tlon and arrangement of the parts and combi nation of the parts hereinafter more fully set forth in the following speci?cation and pointed out in detail in the appended claim. In the accompanying drawing: Figure 1 is a plan View of the lower surface of the shoe. 7 Figure 2 is a section on the line 2—2 of Fig ure 1. the shoe. _ Figure 4 is a section on the line 4-4 of Fig, ure "1. The ?anges 2 and 3 also permit the horse to get a better foothold when running as the 10 space between the ?anges 2 and 3 will ?ll with dirt, and the dirt, coming in contact with the dirt surface of the track, affords a better holding surface and prevents slipping. The shoes, when constructed in accordance 15 with my present invention, can be made very light and at the same time very strong. Having thus described my invention, what I Figure 3 is a plan view of the upper surface of 20 ing. . Referring to the accompanying drawing, form ing part of this speci?cation and in which like 25 references numerals designate like parts through out the several views thereof, l designates the shoe which is made of steel, or any other suit able metal, and has the usual ?at upper surface to ?t against the horse’s hoof. The lower sur 30 face of the shoe is provided with a V-shaped ?ange 2 extending around the outer edge thereof and a short V-shaped ?ange 3 extending around the lower surface between the ?ange 2 and the claim is: ' A horseshoe having a ?at upper surface, a V- 20v shaped ?ange extending from the lower surface around the outer edge thereof, a small V-shaped ?ange projecting from the lower surface be tween the ?rst-named ?ange and the inner edge of the shoe and terminating below the upper edge 25 of the ?rst-named ?ange, the portion of the shoe between the last-named ?ange and the in ner edge of the shoe being ?at, and an integral V-shaped toe extending from the lower surface of the shoe at the front end thereof,‘ said shoe 30 } having holes in the groove between said ?anges. JOHN MABI‘US.