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post #11 of 16 Old 12-05-2012, 12:59 AM Thread Starter
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So here are the photos from after I trimmed...There is a few photos...Not sure if any of them are better angles than the last pictures? Haha also, im missing a photo of the 'tipped hoof' on the near hind, will have to re-take it tomorrow.
The seedy toe was picked out but not deep enough to pack.
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post #12 of 16 Old 12-05-2012, 06:34 PM
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Goosey, come do my horse!!!!!
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post #13 of 16 Old 12-05-2012, 06:46 PM
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Something happened within the past few weeks.

I went thru 5 farriers the past few years. After all the bs that's gone on, mostly long stretched toe and under run heels, I gave my horse a trim 10 weeks ago at her proper angles. Now, her feet have actually corrected themselves! Yes, they are overdue. But her toes are not run forward, they are where they should be. The heels are long (10 weeks) but not anymore under run than a 10 week old trim. I think that just backing up her toe 10 weeks ago has given her hooves a chance to grow correctly.
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That's better. I think you can take the heels back more & immediately though. Think back, not so much down, or think of it as bevelling the heel - trim them so the ground surface is further back, without lowering them into the sole. Looks like there may be some imbalance there too, tho I'm aware angle & lighting of the pic can trick the eye, but for eg. it looks like the inside right fore heel is longer & more forward than the ouside.

I do feel it's important to treat seedy assertively though & would dig it out. Obviously if you're not up to that, find a farrier/trimmer who is, because it can be tricky to know how far to go sometimes.

Tried to give you an idea by drawing on your pics. Blue lines are about where I'd trim now. On the hooves on the ground, I have (possibly) exaggerated the placement of the lines slightly, to emphasise the h/p angle, flare or bulge of the dorsal wall & also quite probably exaggerated the heel 'bevel' as I'd trim - particularly as I can't even see the heels in that pic!
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Wow thanks for the advice Loosie! Is that mapping that you did on the hoof pics? It helps get the idea across much easier, will have a go at bringing his heels back more today!
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Well, I guess you could call it 'mapping' in a way, as I'm using the various 'landmarks' to work out where/how I'd proceed. But if you look up e-hoofcare.com you will better understand mapping.
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