A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids and to back up the natural aids . The spur is used in every equestrian discipline...

are tools worn on the heel of a boot, used when riding horses.

Spurs can also refer to:
  • The Chancellor's Spurs
    Chancellor's Spurs
    The Chancellor's Spurs is a trophy awarded to the winner of the in-state college football rivalry game between the Texas Longhorns and Texas Tech Red Raiders. The trophy is a set of spurs exchanged between the chancellors of the University of Texas System and Texas Tech University System...

    , a traveling trophy awarded to the winner of the college football game between Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at Austin
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
    Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
    Tottenham Hotspur Football Club , commonly referred to as Spurs, is an English Premier League football club based in Tottenham, north London. The club's home stadium is White Hart Lane....

    , an association football team from North London, England
  • The San Antonio Spurs
    San Antonio Spurs
    The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. They are part of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association ....

    , a National Basketball Association team based in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States
  • The Witbank Spurs
    Witbank Spurs
    Witbank Spurs are a South African football club based in Witbank, Mpumalanga that competes in the National First Division, Inland Stream.-External links:***...

    , an association football club from South Africa
  • Spur gears, the most common type of gear
    A gear is a rotating machine part having cut teeth, or cogs, which mesh with another toothed part in order to transmit torque. Two or more gears working in tandem are called a transmission and can produce a mechanical advantage through a gear ratio and thus may be considered a simple machine....

  • A condition such as plantar fasciitis
    Plantar fasciitis
    Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole of the foot.Longstanding cases of plantar fasciitis often demonstrate more degenerative changes than inflammatory changes, in which case they are termed plantar fasciosis. The suffix...

    , in which "spurs" develop on certain parts of a bone
  • SPURS National Honor Society
    SPURS National Honor Society
    SPURS National Honor Society was a collegiate sophomore honor society founded at Montana State University - Bozeman as an honor society for Sophomore women in 1922. Originally a women-only organization, SPURS went co-educational in 1976...

    , a collegiate sophomore honor-service society in the United States
  • Spurs (short story)
    Spurs (short story)
    "Spurs" is a short story by Tod Robbins. The story was published in February 1923 in Munsey's Magazine and included in Robbins' 1926 anthology Who Wants a Green Bottle? and Other Uneasy Tales...

    , a short story by Tod Robbins that served as the basis of the film Freaks
  • Bone spurs
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