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post #21 of 23 Old 03-13-2012, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by mls View Post
4 months = 16 (+/-) weeks. You didn't have your horse trimmed again in that time frame?
I had a barefoot trimmer out 2 weeks after the barn farrier trimmed her and then she did her every 4 weeks, last time and this we did 6 weeks. The trimmer fitted her for boots so she could be comfortable on the trail.
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post #22 of 23 Old 03-13-2012, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Lexiie View Post
She used to have round and decent.length feet. Now they're narrow and long and she's uncomfortable on pavement and rocks with.or without shoes
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I assume you have stopped using him & if not, why not?? At the end of the day, they're our horses & if we don't take responsiblity, rather than just handing it over to any old 'expert', they it's on our heads when our horses suffer.
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post #23 of 23 Old 03-13-2012, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by loosie View Post
I assume you have stopped using him & if not, why not?? At the end of the day, they're our horses & if we don't take responsiblity, rather than just handing it over to any old 'expert', they it's on our heads when our horses suffer.
Yes. I'm hoping to have Alibi's feet done by Rachel's farrier.
Alibi doesn't belong to me, and I didn't know of any other farrier at the time. So it was up to th BO to pick the farrier.

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