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post #11 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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She stands 13.3 to 14 hands but nutrition is a part of tye not being cared for
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post #12 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 09:05 PM
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I am going to say this little filly is either coon footed or simply needs better trimming and he heels balanced properly. She looks out of balance to me. Hard to tell without better pictures but that is what it looks like from here at this point.

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post #13 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 09:13 PM
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I don't really see a club foot. When you look at the angle from the pastern down she is not vertical in the hoofs. I think with proper farrier she should be okay for riding, not jumping or barrels or cow work, western pleasure , trails..
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I don't see club foot.
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post #15 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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This might be a stupid question but what is coon foot?
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Not a stupid question at all. Basically a coon foot is where there is way too much angle in the pastern. There is a much more technical explanation for what causes it and all that, but that's the basic of it.


Sometimes, it's a conformational thing and there is nothing to worry about. Other times, it's caused by something called DSLD, which is a degenerative ligament disease. Only a qualified vet can say for certain what the cause might be.
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post #17 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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Well now I guess my next step is calling the vet out. Thanks everyone!
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I don't see club feet either but she sure small for 2 years old. Those front legs are awful fine boned for my taste. Had a filly with real fine boned legs didnt keep her figured she wouldnt hold up to our way of riding. Looks like she just need a good trim. She is real cute though.
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post #19 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 10:21 PM
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Curious, what's her lineage?
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post #20 of 22 Old 02-11-2013, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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Her sire is ZHR Romantic Warrior (Aswad Shahwan BWA X So-Black Dajalana) and her Dam is Adora Winnmark (WH Bashir X TF Lady Vanity)

Sire: Zhr Romantic Warrior Arabian

Dam: Adora Winnmark Arabian
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