Originally Posted by rascalboy
I think they just trim the hoof so it puts the hoof in as natural position as possible. They also wear the hoof unevenly so perhaps the farrier positioned the shoe differently.
He might have positioned the shoe differently too to help with weight, adding more/less weight so that the leg could swing more naturally.
It really depends on the farrier.
Yeah I think that's what would be the best idea, I was just wondering that's all :) I've had a different farrier since due to the rest of the livery changing and wanted to ask him to do the same to see which farrier is better- thanks:)