Horrible, horrible news - Page 3
   

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

Horrible, horrible news

This is a discussion on Horrible, horrible news within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-18-2009, 11:08 PM
      #21
    Trained
    You can always pretend it never happened, haha. =]
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-18-2009, 11:32 PM
      #22
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by riccil0ve    
    You can always pretend it never happened, haha. =]

    I wish everything in life was that easy.
         
        07-18-2009, 11:44 PM
      #23
    Trained
    Sorry he lost a shoe...I know how that goes...I've had little shoeing experience but when I did have a horse who needed corrective shoes, he was CONSTANTLY losing one here and there, especially if I was late in scheduling his 8 week reset! Uggghhh...Lol!
         
        07-21-2009, 06:49 AM
      #24
    Foal
    Exelly you should changes monthly and if you loose horseshoe you should'nt ride him, it can hurt you horse hoof!! :))
         
        07-21-2009, 07:01 AM
      #25
    Started
    I asked my uncle(he is a farrier), he said light riding with a lost shoe is ok, but he did say it is important to get it fixed it as soon as possible. =]

    So, sheesh, stop freaking out over her loosing ONE shoe.

    And we have a big grey gelding who ALWAYS looses a shoe. He has such hard hooves, so one shoe ain't that bad. :P
         
        07-21-2009, 07:06 AM
      #26
    Foal
    Try horseshoes with toes! It could help!!
         
        07-21-2009, 07:19 AM
      #27
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by RedRoan    
    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.
    No it doesn't. If you had on a pair of sneakers, even ones with thin soles, and you lost one, it doesn't matter how well you adapt to it or how high your level of pain is - it effects you.

    Loosing a shoe puts your horse off balance and effects not only his hoof but his shoulder and back. In the pasture without a saddle or rider, you can get away with it for a short time but not being ridden. You are better off removing the other shoe. Just because your horses doesn't seem to be affected by the loss of the shoe, he is.

    BTW, the shoe that just came off will most likely have a twist in it from being pulled off so a farrier will be needed to balance the shoe and correct any damage to the hoof.
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    This sounds horrible but.. Junebug Horse Grooming 76 04-16-2009 12:27 PM
    This is horrible! TaMMa89 General Off Topic Discussion 11 09-25-2008 01:24 PM
    my horrible and blessed day katieandduke General Off Topic Discussion 9 07-13-2008 03:48 PM
    Is it just me or is this horrible? BluMagic Horse Riding Critique 15 02-12-2008 08:57 PM
    Horrible fright!! Frog General Off Topic Discussion 7 01-05-2008 01:45 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:38 AM.


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