Completely agree that he needs to be kept short for the sake of keeping the wall intact. This is a newly acquired horse that was started as a two year old then turned out to mature and I bought him a little over a month ago, put a few rides on him and working with his feet for hubby to put some shoes on so I could start using him on easier days outside. Due to a family emergency we were unable to get him trimmed and shod sooner unfortunately. Hubby who is my shoer :), basically said the same- get him and keep him correct, turn him out, keep an eye on it.
He has to shoe a lot of horses on top of work so he is not much on keeping horses that are going to require a lot of maintenance. I really like this colt and want to keep him. He may be small but very athletic, quick and wants to be a big stopper so I want to give him the best chance possible.
We got done early today and I was going to take some better pictures but he accidently was sorted to get turned back out in the big pasture. I will catch him back up in the next few days(if we get done early enough) and get some better pictures.
Thanks for the input :)
I DON'T LEAD 'EM AND FEED 'EM, I RIDE 'EM AND SLIDE 'EM.