Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Washington State
Thank you for the quick reply! Now that you mention it, it does look like his feet are being squished into a size too small shoe. I have talked to Michelle (the mother of the daughter who is leasing my horse) on numerous occasions about how she should ask the farrier about him having too much heel and the farrier's response is always the same, "He has great angles." Kind of disheartening. These pictures were taken today, a day after he trimmed and re-shod Preston's feet. Before that, he looked like he was wearing a pair of heels. Thank you for the response, he's always been sound and always had such nice feet, I would hate for that to change. What are the ramifications of being short-shod? Are there long term damages to the feet?