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post #1 of 4 Old 08-13-2013, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
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Club footed and how bad?

I didn't think we had this issue but now looking at it....how is this usually managed? The attached pic is of the right front.
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-13-2013, 01:18 PM
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I don't see a club foot anywhere, I see a very poorly managed broken back LEFT front foot with a deficient and underrun heel and a very run away toe. Its no coincidence this horse is pointing that foot a bit. It probably holds it in front as it grazes also. They also call this Hi low. Its the low foot with the problem.
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Agreed, the right front seems to have correct angle for the structures but that left front....wow. The entire hoof is run forward with too-long toe and no heel.

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Got new shoes and pads today, will post a picture update. My farrier brought the toes back quite a bit. The other pics were of his first attempt to correct but he wanted to not chop off too much too quick.
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