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  • Can a clubbed foot be bad for my horse

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    07-21-2013, 11:42 PM
  #11
Showing
Wow, that's really bad.

While I can appreciate your desire to save her from the meat man, she'll likely never be good for anything other than a companion...and only then if she is able to function without pain. Only a vet could tell you how her legs will deteriorate over time, and they will.
     
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    07-21-2013, 11:47 PM
  #12
Foal
I may be looking into seeking a rescue for her. She has MAJOR issues. I didn't even look at her before I bought her (yes I know dumba$$ I am!) I didn't see her papers before I bought her. She is INBRED OUT THE ARSE. She has the club foot, an umbilical hernia, bad teeth... And she's just a brat. Lol. When I got her she would attack you out of fear and bite and kick. That was only a week ago. And now I can groom her and pet her.. But she still has her bouts of being a butthead. ;(
     
    07-21-2013, 11:49 PM
  #13
Foal
Here she is... And her REGISTERED name is "Tiny Orphan Annie" fitting huh?
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    07-21-2013, 11:51 PM
  #14
Showing
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Originally Posted by smrobs    
it's actually the overall crookedness in that leg from top to bottom and the bulging knee on that leg that concern me.
Thats the first thing I noticed over the clubbed feet. Poor mare must have gone through some pretty bad wreck or was born with an already crooked leg. I bet THAT IS the reason she ended up in auction. I would have someone come take a look at that leg before you start training her or riding her, poor animal.
     
    07-21-2013, 11:53 PM
  #15
Trained
She's cute but she does have some wonky lookin' legs. I'm surpised they registered her, I wouldn't have.
     
    07-21-2013, 11:55 PM
  #16
Foal
I wouldn't have registered her either. I think I'm just going to tear up,her papers and try to find a good home for her. She just needs WAY too much help. And I already know I can NOT afford numerous surgerys that may not even work
     
    07-21-2013, 11:59 PM
  #17
Weanling
Wait until your farrier sees her and trims her, and then wait a few more days and post pics again. Her feet are so bad that I suspect they're REALLY screwing up her joints right now. I know some horses with pretty severe club feet that do quite well in 4-h, that might be a good outlet for her, as a project for a senior 4-h'er. If she can't be ridden, but is sound when NOT under saddle, is it possible she can be taught to drive and used lightly by someone who doesn't really want to ride anyway? Give her a little time, and attention from a good farrier for a few trimmings, and then check back. :)
     
    07-22-2013, 12:05 AM
  #18
Foal
I will. When she lifts her club foot (right front) it is so crooked. Like it doesn't go straight back like a regular horse. It goes probably a 60degree angle behind her left knee. Like when you look at the pics of her two front knees her foot goes past the left knee like this /
     
    07-22-2013, 12:06 AM
  #19
Foal
And I used to train driving horses. So it wouldn't be hard for me to train her. Lol I just have to see what he says
     
    07-22-2013, 12:27 AM
  #20
Super Moderator
At first I thought the photo might show ringbone, on the front right, but at two, would a horse get ringbone?
     

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