Originally Posted by Shoebox
Barefoot with hoof boots is an option too! :)
You can't expect him to ride all those places right after going barefoot. You've got to let his feet harden up and then introduce him to harder surfaces.
I didnt ride him for probably a month after letting him adjust to barefoot
, Still no luck. He is 10 years old and has probably had shoes on his entire life. I have had him for a year now and he gets sore without them. He gets particularly sore on his left hind more than others.