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post #21 of 25 Old 04-03-2011, 04:17 PM Thread Starter
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Cool, all sounds right. Thank you all for your help! It kind looks like its peeling off now. Im having a vet come and do a general health check up soon anyway but I think you guys right about it not being anything bad. Thanks =)
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post #22 of 25 Old 04-04-2011, 01:25 AM
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My TB has odd looking holes on his coronet band. They are on all four feet. Some of them look almost a cm deep!
If anyone has encountered this or knows what it is please do tell, I'm not sure what I should do
Hoof worms.

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post #23 of 25 Old 04-04-2011, 01:44 AM Thread Starter
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No such thing as hoof worms
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post #24 of 25 Old 04-04-2011, 02:25 PM
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my horses hooves look exactly like that when it has rained for a long period. Or when I hose him off too frequently. He's never had soundness issues from it either. When everything dries up, they pretty much go back to normal looking. I guess it COULD be from some sort of fungus..but I highly doubt it since it isn't causing him any discomfort.
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post #25 of 25 Old 04-04-2011, 02:34 PM
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I don't know. The only one that even raises a bit of concern to me is the big close to the bulb of his foot. That, to me, looks like a blown out abcess. The rest of it looks like a horse that is kept in a fairly wet area and spends a lot of time with wet feet.
Another vote for this.
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