Limping 2 weeks after farrier visit? - Page 2
 
 

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

Limping 2 weeks after farrier visit?

This is a discussion on Limping 2 weeks after farrier visit? within the Hoof Care forums, part of the Horse Health category

    Like Tree1Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-26-2013, 02:41 PM
      #11
    Foal
    Small update, I had the farrier come out (same one), and she agreed that she left too much sole on the last time, and did not charge me. I checked his joints and hooves early this morning, no heat at all, and I am happy to say that he is not limping at all today. He is already scheduled to be gelded on the 17th, so I will see what the vet says about his condition then. The farrier also told me that his hooves are healthy, and will come back again in 2 weeks free of charge again to make sure everything is going alright. Thank you for the advice everyone!

    By the way, I measured him this morning, and my estimate was quite off, he is @ 12.2 hands as of 10 minutes ago!
    Boo Walker likes this.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-26-2013, 05:44 PM
      #12
    Yearling
    Show us ;) I would NEVER leave a horse looking like that farrier did up there at the top. Lets see how good the work is now. You get one chance to develop healthy feet and legs and im sure you want them to be developing properly. We give unbiased opinions here free :)
         
        06-26-2013, 10:15 PM
      #13
    Foal
    She said she intentionally left them long because I walk him on pavement daily. Since he's going to be resting for the next couple of weeks, she trimmed them down more. I'll get a pic up in the next couple hours or so.
         
        06-26-2013, 10:46 PM
      #14
    Foal
    Pics:

         
        06-26-2013, 10:47 PM
      #15
    Foal
         
        06-27-2013, 01:56 AM
      #16
    Yearling
    *sigh* I was afraid of that. Im on my phone but those pictures make me believe this farrier is lost as last years easter egg with remedial baby feet. Not to be the bearer of bad news, but it is what it is. Are those heels as long as they appear? You still have bar overgrowth and still have retained sole because of the mismanaged bars. Walking on concrete is a good thing. It conditions the foot. Turning this baby.out over varied hard and rough terrain is a fabulous thing for hoof development in a young horse.

    It would be worth your time to do a.real.set.of.critique photos with proper angles for a real evaluation. Google how to take good hoof pictures. Id link but im on my phone and its impossible.lol.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-27-2013, 02:12 AM
      #17
    Foal
    Well, it's nothing to have another farrier come out, I just like to give people a chance. I want my horse to grow properly more though. I won't cancel her coming back in two weeks though, so she can see what they're supposed to look like (hopefully).
         

    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
    First farrier visit! ApolloRider Horse Talk 3 03-15-2013 12:15 AM
    Help me plan for next Thurs. farrier visit egrogan Hoof Care 14 01-25-2013 06:48 PM
    The farrier visit from heck Ink Horse Talk 28 10-05-2011 12:58 PM
    Limpy after farrier visit Lafitte Horse Health 9 07-10-2011 04:33 AM
    Farrier Came To Visit! ChingazMyBoy Horse Grooming 7 07-21-2009 06:59 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:00 PM.


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