Horseshoe Superstitions, Good Luck Up and Down ...

The Devil came to Dunstan and requested that he fit him with new horseshoes. Dunstan recognized the devil and nailed a horseshoe onto his hoof. This caused the Devil great pain. While he was in agony, Dunstan chained him and only released him after the devil promised never to enter a place that had a horseshoe hung over the door.…

How The Horseshoe Became A Symbol Of Good Luck Ancient …

Jan 28, 2017 · Ellen Lloyd - AncientPages.com - It’s a common ancient superstition that a horse is a symbol of good luck. The lucky emblem's status has survived over the centuries and many ancient societies considered a horseshoe to be sacred. In modern times, there are still debates how a horseshoe should be positioned in order to bring good […]…

The Legend of the Horseshoe Kentucky Derby Museum

Mar 11, 2014 · After the excruciating ordeal, the devil agreed to never enter over a threshold with a horseshoe nailed above it, being fearful of the tiny crescent-shaped object. A lucky charm to ward off evil was born. The basic metal makeup even made the horseshoe an easy favorite for as a lucky charm.…

Why are horseshoes considered to be lucky? HowStuffWorks

The blacksmith, recognizing the devil, took a burning hot shoe and nailed it deep into the devil's hooves. After walking away, the devil was in such excruciating pain, he ripped the horseshoes off and swore he would never go near one again. Thus, the tradition of hanging a horseshoe over the entrance of a house to ward off evil spirits was born.Author: Debra Ronca…