Trim critic? New horse, bad feet - Page 2
 
 

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

Trim critic? New horse, bad feet

This is a discussion on Trim critic? New horse, bad feet within the Hoof Care forums, part of the Horse Health category

    Like Tree8Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-04-2014, 09:38 PM
      #11
    Foal
    Honestly, not really. There is this bad trimmer who tried to do his feet the first time. I've seen some BAD work from this guy. Then a few saddlebred trimmers, one guy that specializes in walking horses and one QH guy that you can NEVER get ahold of. That's about it.

    We had a HUGE abcess blow out of his RF frog today, and the farrier was up there so the barn owner asked him to look at it and he DUG it out :( Now he's VERY tender on the FR. No trimming for him for a while. I'm going to let his feet heel and then revisit this again in 3-4 weeks. I'm also looking at taking a barefoot trimming class before I even consider touching his feet again.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        03-06-2014, 10:36 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Just a quick update. He was moving out sound tonight. I cleaned and soaked his feet and then treated his feet for thrush/yeast. I get to move him on Sat to my barn, so clean stalls and good turnout coming his way

    We are on the mend, thankfully.
    bkylem likes this.
         
        03-08-2014, 08:33 PM
      #13
    Yearling
    Quote:
    When the wall is stretched, I disagree that it should *necessarily* share the load, it often needs to be relieved IME.
    I may not have been concise enough. The inner ,non pigmented layer of wall only needs to share the load at the toe CORNERS just behind the breakover line, (anatomical 'pillars' ) because those are the last two points of the highest load just as the foot breaks over and therefore the most likely place to get a horse sore when you take it back all the way into the sole edge there. But of course all wall and even sole sometimes) that lies IN FRONT of the breakover line can and should be relieved to correct toe stretching .
    loosie likes this.
         

    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
    Good trim-Bad trim Kotori Hoof Care 4 07-20-2013 12:23 PM
    short trim/tender feet garlicbunny Hoof Care 25 06-07-2012 02:48 AM
    Horse bad with feet t4gal Horse Training 3 05-13-2012 02:29 PM
    Learning to trim feet musicalmarie1 Horse Talk 12 03-14-2012 03:28 PM
    Feet not needing a trim lovemyponies Horse Health 12 12-15-2008 09:05 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:07 PM.


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