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    08-10-2007, 05:40 PM
  #1
Foal
hoof colour

My fren rekonz that when a horses hooves hav white stripes thru them or fully white it hasnt got enuf nutrients? Is this right or wrong? Coz I juz thought it was the colour that decides
     
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    08-10-2007, 05:51 PM
  #2
Foal
If you means it have the white markings on the legs to the hooves, then hooves will be light colors, it is normal. If there are no white markings on the legs, then the hooves are dark colored.

I hope my answer is correct for your question.
     
    08-10-2007, 09:43 PM
  #3
Foal
Thts whati thought its juz the colour of the horse that decides what colour or pattern the horses hooves are
Thnx
     
    08-13-2007, 07:06 AM
  #4
Super Moderator
My horse is mostly white paint (with white legs), but hoofs are black. :)
     
    08-14-2007, 12:04 AM
  #5
Foal
Karkar27 please do not use net speak alot of people do not understand it. You have over used it in this topic..

I know this is usually for moderators but it was annoying me, sorry
     
    08-15-2007, 10:40 PM
  #6
Weanling
Annoying!! White strips on a balck hoof usually means it is a appolusa breeding-NOT MINERAL LOSS!! If the hoof breaks down easy-if it is hard and not soft-ask your farrier (this is really hard to explain on the intranet) If its got cracks, holes ect it usally means lack on minerals or hard country (dry). KARAKAR27 please write so we can understand :roll:
     
    08-19-2007, 02:47 AM
  #7
Foal
Oh boo hoo nd what bout you miss sweeypie16 *appalusa) and (intanet) soz couldnt under stand you either

THANKS everyone else for your help
     
    08-19-2007, 11:24 AM
  #8
Foal
Heres a picture of my Mule Bobbi, her hooves are striped.
My farrier told me, white hooves, don't hold shoes as good as the black. So theres something, with the white. But I'v never had a problem! I think they are pretty cool, and different. They don't bother me a bit.


-Bobbi
     
    08-19-2007, 06:10 PM
  #9
bee
Foal
The black lines in the hooves are ok..yes white hooves to tend to be a bit weaker than black hooves..
Only thing I can see wrong with those feet please don't take this the wrong way,are they need to be trimmed.
     
    08-19-2007, 09:35 PM
  #10
Foal
Yeah, I know..lol. I just got her a few weeks ago, and she is touchy about her feet. My farrier is busy, so I'm trying to get ahold of someone, now.

-Bobbi
     

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