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    01-19-2012, 09:02 PM
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Foal
anyone have a twh that was sored...question...

My horse was sored when he was younger (NOT BY ME!!!!) anyways...he has terrible cracks in his frogs that go all the way along his ball of his hoof...so about two inches. Of course this is a wonderful area for thrush to grow. Anyway...my farrier told me that the cracks are due to the soaring because they sored him so low(really want to go through his registry papers and give someone a huge piece of my mind).

Does anyone with a sored horse have this issue? I am wondering if there is anything I can do about the cracks?
     
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    01-19-2012, 09:05 PM
  #2
Banned
Pictures would be really helpful. While soring is really terrible and something I don't agree with, I wonder if your boy doesn't just have something else going on. He may have some scaring but the frog should shed and most of the yuck should be gone.
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    01-19-2012, 11:35 PM
  #3
Yearling
An injury such as you describe would be an unusual result of standard soring practices. Still, if the sorry son of a mangy female dog doing the soring was particularly inept lots of "non standard injuries" could be inflicted.

I'd let your vet take a look. Between the vet and farrier maybe you can come up with a program to address the injuries.

Good luck.

G.
     
    01-20-2012, 01:22 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Ditto everyone.

While the past soring issues may have predisposed the frogs and heel bulbs to become sensitive to fungal/bacterial issues, it's unlikely it's the direct root cause of current conditions.

And, like everyone, pictures would help
     
    03-05-2012, 05:25 PM
  #5
Foal
Yes, we had one once. He was a padded horse and we bought him when he was 13. Apparently he had been the southern jubilee champion as a three year old. Anyway he had a very successful show career but was quite done with that by the time we got him. He had a lot of scar tissue as a result of the soaring. The car tissue forms like caluses. We had to put medicine on that would heal the dry hard tissue.

I talked to my husband (he's been an afa certified farrier for 15 years) he says that if its cracked like that you definitely want to talk to a vet. Cracks like that usually take a long time to heal and their very painful. He said that he doubts very much that its from soaring though as soaring damage is usually a little higher. Either way a frog will regenerate and grow out over time. If this injury has not healed it may need to be opened up real good and stapled or sewn shut by the vet so it can heal properly. He's seen this on horses (and seen it in non gaited breeds, so this also leads to doubt of soaring being the cause) before and its a long heal process and is usually rather painful for the horse. Good luck!
     
    03-05-2012, 07:03 PM
  #6
Foal
Pepps...thank you so much! I have had two farriers out and they both said they would be a long time healing...my other concern is thrush and anything else growing up there. He can get very tender so I ride him in boots.
     
    03-05-2012, 07:48 PM
  #7
Showing
How do you like the boots and which brand are you using? I like to hear from people who have actually used them. Thanks
     
    03-06-2012, 06:39 AM
  #8
Foal
I am using the cavallo simple boots. So far I have just used them for ground work and around the arena and pasture. They say to break them in with increased amounts of time. I like them a lot. They are easy to get on. I bought the wraps that go around the hoof before the boot as well
     

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