The RIB nail is a so called traction nail.
The head has a normal square shape but is elongated and tapered, as a result the typical headshape of the nail will partly be below the shoe surface after its driven in the hoofwall and thus provide grip for the horse.
This nail is suited for those horses that need extra grip every step they take, such as tracking horses. Precision, accuracy and reliability are key features of all our nails, the error margins of Mustad nails is minimal. To aid in the right placement of the nail, the mark is always placed on the same side.