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        02-15-2014, 09:29 AM
      #11
    Yearling
    She needs a good trim . That is the place to start. The splits in the outer wall are likely indicative of a prior nutritional imbalance. So I would just get her a decent trim to begin then watch and see how the new hoof wall begins to grow in from the top now that she is in her new home.
         
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        02-15-2014, 09:52 AM
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    Showing
    When a person isn't used to horse smell the hooves do stink. With thrush the odor will cause a retreat reaction the first time it's smelled. I find fresh hoof trimmings stink but nothing like thrush.
         

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