Our mare that we've had for about a year or so (I don't really remember >_<) she don't pick up her feet. When she does she'll strike it, it makes it hard to figure out if the reason why she's refusing to move is an object lodged in her hoof. Actually I've never been able to look at the bottom of her hoof since we've owned her. I know the woman who used to ride her, and many of you would tell me to ask her but I am not no member of a fancy barn she isn't either. I can't drive, the only time I could probably talk to her is if I went to the bar, (I'm quite welcomed there even at my age.) I will not: tie a rope to her foot to lift it, I will not lunge her because I don't have my whip yet, I will not hit her hoof, and anything else that this 7 or 8 foot abused mare would kick at. BTW she's only 4. If anyone has any helpful hints, tips, or advice that I could use to be able to pick her hoof I would greatly appreciate it.