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Darn Horse, will a shoe help or what other options?

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        07-15-2012, 12:39 PM
      #11
    Trained
    Well looking at the video today and wondering why you can't see the lameness, and I can't see it today either....guess he maybe good to go.

    LOL, I decided not to send Emmy, she is coming nicely, Willow was never an option. Big Ben wins as he needs a value add, at the moment he is a pretty and sweet pasture ornament, so he needs to build a skill base. The girls have papers and training behind them, so hopefully are reasonably safe in their futures, if God forbid they had to find homes quickly.
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        07-15-2012, 03:22 PM
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    Showing
    Teeehehe you were just so worried... he's okay :) Sky used to lose chunks of his feet all the time like that :/ He had awful feet though back then..

    He'll grow it all back eventually ;)

    Have a brilliant day
         
        07-15-2012, 04:05 PM
      #13
    Trained
    Well, lame or not, I would be concerned. Just because he's not having a problem today doesn't mean that this isn't going to cause problems tomorrow or next week. I advise having the farrier out ASAP. Whether to shoe or not is a decision you have to make with your farrier. Would you mind posting a sole shot? I'd love to see what actually got lost there. Looks like his heel is still there???
         
        07-15-2012, 04:17 PM
      #14
    Trained
    Farrier is on vacation right now, but have emailed him video and pic, did try to get a sole shot but it was so out of focus it showed nothing, will have another go later.

    I'm just not sure a shoe would actually help anything there
         
        07-15-2012, 04:49 PM
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    Big Ben wins as he needs a value add, at the moment he is a pretty and sweet pasture ornament, so he needs to build a skill base. The girls have papers and training behind them, so hopefully are reasonably safe in their futures, if God forbid they had to find homes quickly.
    I just gotta say, you're a great horse mom, looking out for your horses' futures no matter what may come.
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        07-15-2012, 05:20 PM
      #16
    Trained
    LOL I would like to thank the other members of this Forum, my trainer, some good friends who all had an input in this decision. I had been thinking of it from my point of view, but as Kitten Val and others pointed out, without papers or a job, Ben would be at the mercy of the market. A big broke nice horse though, well while he may not get back the investment, he would stand a good chance of a happy future!
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