In order to keep a horse barefoot, unless on very rocky surface, you need to get their hooves trimmed every 5-8 weeks depending on their growth rate. When a horse has a conformation issue, corrective shoes, generally, will just hurt the horse. The fact that your horses hooves go outward, you need to look closely and see if it is just how the hoof wall is growing (rare but happens) or if the actual leg structure is following the hoof. If the leg is conformationally incorrect, shoes will just injure your horses joints, ligaments, and bones. Once bones are set, so is everything else in the leg. There is not much correcting you can do. Although, in a situation such as one of my geldings, he had low heels and it took months and months to trim him differently to help create a heel and less toe.
As for her sensativity on hard surfaces:
My horses were kept on hard rocky surfaces with several random slabs of concrete in the pasture from old buildings and their hooves developed nicely. They were completly hard 6 months after the natural barefoot trim. In the case of horses with soft grassy pasture, you may need to WALK them on concrete or rocks to help them harden faster. Remember, it is just like humans, if we are used to wearing foot protection and then we decide to start walking around barefoot, it will take some time to develop a callus (spelling?). It is the same idea with horses, the longer they have barefeet the more they will harden. Also, you have to consider, if we were to walk barefoot in grass all the time we would build up less callus than we would on rocky or concrete terrain.
I do recommend finding a NATURAL barefoot farrier because they do trim a little but differently to help the horse's hoof wear more naturally than a horse who had just any old farrier trim off the "excess" stuff and let them go.
Hope that was helpful!!
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