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    07-17-2009, 07:25 PM
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Horrible, horrible news

Today, Painter lost his first shoe *sob*

Okay, so maybe it's not that bad, teehee. But he's had 4 shoes for over a year and never lost one, even in horrible mud with no bell boots running like an idiot. SIgh, now I can't brag about that anymore. He was totally fine riding though
     
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    07-17-2009, 07:36 PM
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I don't think you should be riding a horse that is missing a shoe
And you should get another one put on him asap
     
    07-17-2009, 07:39 PM
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Foal
He He
My horse lost her first shoe and she started freaking out before she got into the arena so I walked her in alot of circles then she calmed down but we didnt know she lost a shoe then my trainer was all like "where is her front right shoe" im like "NOW I GeT IT! Its in the stable yard" LOL
     
    07-17-2009, 07:50 PM
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Haha, Painter had no problem with it. I even trotted/cantered bareback on him for the first time! But I did give him a stern talking too about not losing his shoes, naughty pony
     
    07-17-2009, 07:58 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Haha that's always fun losing a shoe or two! Lol did you ever find it??
     
    07-17-2009, 08:15 PM
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No, it started raining and I didn't feel like getting wet. The shoes were do for a change anyway, they were starting to wear out
     
    07-18-2009, 12:45 PM
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Weanling
Hehe one time during drill practice my horse tripped and managed to rip a shoe off. My dad who was on the sidelines watched it whirl through the air. I never knew it happened... my horse kept cantering like there was nothing wrong. It wasn't until an hour later of the practice my dad mentioned he saw him do it >.<
     
    07-18-2009, 01:15 PM
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Green Broke
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Originally Posted by 1dog3cats17rodents    
No, it started raining and I didn't feel like getting wet. The shoes were do for a change anyway, they were starting to wear out
Well atleast you didnt just get them done. Aha that's good!
     
    07-18-2009, 01:17 PM
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Green Broke
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Originally Posted by 1dog3cats17rodents    
Haha, Painter had no problem with it. I even trotted/cantered bareback on him for the first time! But I did give him a stern talking too about not losing his shoes, naughty pony
^^ Still. It's not good to ride horses that are missing a shoe. Makes them off balance, sore, and can really mess up the hoof and create other problems.
     
    07-18-2009, 01:45 PM
  #10
Weanling
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^^ Still. It's not good to ride horses that are missing a shoe. Makes them off balance, sore, and can really mess up the hoof and create other problems.
Depends upon the horse mostly I think. Also there is a huge affect of what you are doing with the horse along with what footing you have.
     



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