Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
• Horses: 0
Your horse's pasterns are on the longer side, but they aren't dropped which is good. Talking to a good farrier about establishing a better heel and angles would be beneficial.
Good feet come from the inside, so feeding a biotin supplement can help develop a healthier foot. Regarding cracks, it depends if the horse's foot is too dry or too moist - your farrier can tell you that and recommend treatment.
As for weight - it depends on what condition the horse is in now. Putting too much weight on an emaciated horse is very tricky, but if it's just a few pounds it shouldn't be too hard. What condition is the horse in now, and what's the feeding schedule (measured in weight, not volume)?
ETA - OP, please be careful of making too many threads on one topic - one thread will suffice. You can always add pictures further down the thread. I believe your duplicate thread has been removed.
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