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post #11 of 14 Old 12-12-2008, 12:24 PM
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I guess it matters in your boarding contract...every barn I have boarded at or worked at we had a clause where farrier and annual vet exams were mandatory and were automatically charged to your board that month

As far as price I feel you. I have a friend that insists on selling a 17 hh Appaloosa that knows nothing...has a butt 6 inches higher than his withers...a nasty little rat tail...and still has his wolf teeth which need surgery...oh yeah he wants $3000! Yeah right. He'll have that horse foreverlol:
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post #12 of 14 Old 12-12-2008, 01:16 PM
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I guess I'd just see if your farrier could talk to her, try to get her to see why they have to be done every 6-8 weeks rather than 12...

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post #13 of 14 Old 12-12-2008, 05:19 PM
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She may not have adopted from CANTER itself. She may have bought from a trainer advertising on their web site. I have 4 horses and none of them ever get their feet trimmed by a farrier. My 33 year old used to when I first got her but has not had a trim in 17 years. My 2 older TB's did before I owned them. It dawned on me that I was just wasting my money and time. The farrier was not reliable and I did the trimming she should have done(she only took a little off) on a long hooved calf I bought whose hooves were so long she could not walk right. My 3 Thoroughbreds have not been getting any trimming. My yearling has never had a trim and she will be considered 2 on January 1st. A horse will wear their hooves down naturally if they get enough exercise and if they do not then a little rasping once a week should be all they will need. Farrier's have caused hoof and foot problems. If she exercises him enough he will not need a trim. I only knew 1 horse belonging to a neighbor that really needed a trim because her hooves had something wrong with them and turned up at the ends and she had foundered and had greenish black in her hooves. Wild mustangs never get their hooves trimmed and they stay 100% sound unless the BLM gets them and pens them up. Horses did fine before farriers existed and they still can if they get enough exercise and a good diet... What is wrong with the horses feet?
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post #14 of 14 Old 12-12-2008, 06:54 PM Thread Starter
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I was thinking either my farrier or theirs doesn't matter as long as they get done. He has ok feet and requires trimming every 6-8 weeks and I do think she knows its not just cosmetic.
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