Thanks to their material and their profiled surface, Duplo Horseshoes are well protected against slipping. However, there are situations in which additional anti-slide protection is necessary - in case of snow and ice, but also on muddy or pebbly tracks or during rapid changes of direction. There are a number of anti-skid options for your horse, depending on the intended use and the Duplo model.
The small Spikes are used as a preliminary stage to studs - just like tungsten carbide pins in conventional horseshoes. You can easily screw them into the synthetic material of the Duplo Horseshoe with a suitable adapter. Depending on the Duplo model, you can use up to eight spikes per horseshoe.
→ Recommendations for the Application of Spikes
If spikes are not enough to protect the hoof from slipping, we recommend our Small Screw Studs (4 mm or 6 mm). They are suitable for all Duplo models with screw threads inserted directly into the synthetic material.
If you don't only need anti-skid protection but want to convert propulsion to speed (for show jumping or logging wood, for example), you need Larger Screw Studs. For those cases, there are Duplo models with thread inserts that are firmly fixated in the (ring-shaped) metal inlay. Thanks to the additional stabilization, the thread inserts cannot be levered out of their position even during extreme strain; they are therefore suitable for studs of 8 mm or 12 mm.