Originally Posted by Speed Racer
It's more likely a respect issue than anything physical.
I don't get how you can assume that without a LOT more info?? Granted, it may not be physical, but who knows??
OP, look up 'low grade' or 'sub clinical' laminitis. Hopefully if it is laminitis, it hasn't progressed to more chronic or acute symptoms. More info & pictures would be helpful if you want us to give our opinions.