Originally Posted by natisha
That hoof is long overdue for some farrier attention. Get one out to clean it up so you can see exactly what you're dealing with.
You're right, she should not be ridden.
Not my horse. He keeps saying his vet has a farrier he's going to call, but he also said Rain was getting a bad tooth pulled and that Boots would be gelded. Neither have happened yet.
I just want to pay what owe and get my horses the hell out. I'm getting kind of fed up. Yes, he's my friend, but he's more irresponsible than me, and he's got 50 years of experience.
Last week he was gone 9 days (Sat-Mon) and he gave me NO warning. I just happened to text him Sunday saying I was visiting, so I watered the horses (who had bone dry tubs). I then had my tooth removed so I was out of action for two days. I texted him Wed and he acted like he was mad I wasn't babysitting his horses, when I didn't realize it was suppose to be MY job, and was finally informed how long he planned on being gone. SO, I got to drive 25-30 minutes each direction the whole time he was gone. And April is now getting a cracked hoof, so I get to struggle even more to find my own farrier, convince them to come out, and possibly a vet out to see her for sedation so she can be properly cared for.
I'm so effing frustrated with him. I've just got to clean up a pasture and they'll be ready to move to a location where I can visit them daily without using a quarter tank of gas each trip. I'll also be able to know what kind of care they get for a fact because it'll be moi doing all the work.