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    03-08-2014, 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Patty Stiller    
The bigger periople is normal for a lot of horses. Her forefeet look pretty darn nice on the soles. Maybe take a little of the bar just where it is cracked and starting to fold over some.
Here is how you MIGHT be able to do the tight hind, but being so big I don't know..I do a lot geriatric regular size horses this way:(and yes I drew the cartoon....)
Oh, thanks for that Patty! Well, her foot is pretty darn big and heavy....but I can try. I touched up her feet the other day and she did pretty well. I introduced her to a dremmel tool...didn't work as well as I thought, since her hoof wall is so thick and hard...but we will keep trying different attachments.
     
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    03-08-2014, 11:08 PM
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And in that last picture...the lateral side of that foot that is wider than the medial side...it looks like there is two hoof walls side by side, making it so wide. I am wondering if that is laminar wedge that looks like an 'inner hoof wall'? Anyhoo, I brought it back, so hopefully it will start to even out.
     
    03-09-2014, 04:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Patty Stiller    
Here is how you MIGHT be able to do the tight hind, but being so big I don't know..I do a lot geriatric regular size horses this way:(and yes I drew the cartoon....)
Yep, or on a low hoof cradle. I find they often feel more secure resting on a cradle too. Harder for your back in that position, but if it's too hard for the horse otherwise, it'll be easier to do it down low where they're comfortable anyway.

Tho one of my client's horses cannot flex his fetlock or much of his knee at all, due to osteo arthritis, so his fore feet must be done ground-surface-down, only about 10" off the ground - that's a bit tricky!
     



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