Help horse hooves dangerously short
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health > Hoof Care

Help horse hooves dangerously short

This is a discussion on Help horse hooves dangerously short within the Hoof Care forums, part of the Horse Health category
  • Duck taping a horses hooves
  • Duck tape horse hooves

Like Tree15Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-30-2013, 04:12 PM
  #1
Weanling
Help horse hooves dangerously short

Hello Im angel and my newest horse has run back and forth so much that her hooves are very short. The only farrier around is to busy to answer my phone calls(six weeks ago my other horse had her shoes on for 3 months and I finally removed them myself and trimmed her feet) and the horse keeps kicking the easy boots off I was told to duck tape them but the tape sticks to the horse and not the boot! Im very scared Is there any kind of glue on shoes or a paste I can make to glue some shoes on her? I Wrapped duck tape around her hoof this morning until I can figure out something else
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    01-30-2013, 04:20 PM
  #2
Started
Hmmm that does not sound good I would think maybe stalling with rubber mats and shavings maybe? Untill the feet grow some and get shoes on them as soon as it is safe.
Then maybe also get the farrier on with them on a regular time every 6 weekes or so.

Also welcome to HF
     
    01-30-2013, 04:28 PM
  #3
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Critter sitter    
hmmm that does not sound good I would think maybe stalling with rubber mats and shavings maybe? Untill the feet grow some and get shoes on them as soon as it is safe.
Then maybe also get the farrier on with them on a regular time every 6 weekes or so.

Also welcome to HF
Thank you. Iv tried to put her in a stall but she runs in a circle and paws the ground and kicks the walls and actually busted a door off the hinges. Iv tried to find another farrier but none will come out this far in the country. This horse was given to me for free due to anxiety(from abuse) im going to give her camomile to calm her nerves but she doesnt want to eat. The reason she is acting like this is because I moved my other horse(no water on this property it must be hauled to the animals by truck) she has already ran through a metal fence and busted several posts. I put a calf in with her but its not helping.
     
    01-30-2013, 04:30 PM
  #4
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Animallover707    
Hello Im angel and my newest horse has run back and forth so much that her hooves are very short. The only farrier around is to busy to answer my phone calls(six weeks ago my other horse had her shoes on for 3 months and I finally removed them myself and trimmed her feet) and the horse keeps kicking the easy boots off I was told to duck tape them but the tape sticks to the horse and not the boot! Im very scared Is there any kind of glue on shoes or a paste I can make to glue some shoes on her? I Wrapped duck tape around her hoof this morning until I can figure out something else
PS even if I make an appointment the farrier never shows up(He owes me money for taking care of his horses for a week) My neighbor has to haul her horses out of here to get them shod but my dodge is broke down(Clutch went out)
     
    01-30-2013, 04:32 PM
  #5
Green Broke
She needs the company of her own kind. Some horses cannot tolerate being alone, she sounds like one of them.
I doubt she'll settle on her own so you have to do something before other problems pop up.
Critter sitter likes this.
     
    01-30-2013, 05:21 PM
  #6
Green Broke
You trimmed your own horses feet to short? I would NOT recommend trying to fix this yourself. Get a farrier, any farrier, out there! I hope you don't need anyone to tell but your horse is in a LOT of pain. If she can't be stalled and won't wear the boots I'd grab a towel, fold it up into a square, and duct tape it to the hoof for some extra padding. Or you can get foam board and do the same. But get a vet and farrier out to see her!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    01-30-2013, 05:27 PM
  #7
Green Broke
SlideStop, she didn't trim her horse's feet, the horse wore them down. She pulled shoes and trimmed her -other- horse.

First..could we get a picture? I'd love to see a horse who'll wear their feet down that bad.
Second, I'd definitely put her in with your other horse, she should be much better that way.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    01-30-2013, 05:27 PM
  #8
Yearling
Um I think she said the horses hooves have been worn too short from the horse running so much.
     
    01-30-2013, 05:29 PM
  #9
Started
No slide stop she worn the hooves down from pacing .. she trimmed her other horse her self quote OP"(six weeks ago my other horse had her shoes on for 3 months and I finally removed them myself and trimmed her feet) "
     
    01-30-2013, 05:30 PM
  #10
Started
Where are you located??maybe some one here knows of a farrier that travels ad can come help?
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
URGENT- Horses hooves trimmed too short?? AdrienneS Horse Health 9 07-26-2011 09:37 PM
Horse Flips Out Dangerously When Tied Brighteyes Horse Training 28 06-07-2011 06:21 PM
hooves short, lame! ilovemydun Horse Health 7 08-08-2010 06:14 PM
Re-training dangerously barn sour horse? MN Tigerstripes Horse Training 11 07-29-2010 09:21 AM
dangerously spooky TB mylucalove Horse Training 7 01-06-2008 01:26 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0