Looks like she carved some concavity into his hoof, which one should not do. The hoof will become concave when the internal structures are ready. Becoming concave before then will definitely sore your horse. As for the frog trimming, that may have needed to be done. If it was growing over into the collateral grooves or had a bunch of tags hanging off, it would become even more susceptible to thrush by having places bacteria could get trapped. Trimming the frog helps to clear anything away that can invite infection. Yes, the heels are uneven. The trim all around is not good. His toe needs to be backed up and the heels brought back.
ETA: Live sole should never be carved away! You should never put concavity into that hoof yourself. When the coffin bone is in the correct position, the sole will become naturally concave. The sole is protecting the coffin bone, leave the coffin bone as much protection as possible.
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Last edited by Kayella; 08-13-2013 at 10:27 AM.