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I dont know whats going on with my horse or what to do...

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    09-28-2012, 07:12 PM
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Yearling
I dont know whats going on with my horse or what to do...

Well My only rideable horse is now unrideable. I don't know whats going on with him I don't know if its his feet or something else. At first I thought it was behaving the way he was because the weather is changing and getting colder but when I picked his feet out one foot I noticed these little circle like things around his foot right below the cornet band then on another foot on the bottem of it theres a knot like thing. At first I thought he was abcessing but theres no heat and he's not lame. The stange thing is he wont trot at all. One day this week I rode and he kept breaking into a canter when I tired getting him to trot and then next day I put him on the lunge line because once again I thought he was just frisky from the weather, but he wouldnt trot on the lunge either going straight into a canter. I thought well ok he just doesnt want to lunge so I cooled him out let go and watched in the field same think he wouldnt trot. I don't know whats going on with I don't have any idea if its serious or he just needs a farrier. I just don't know.
     
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    09-28-2012, 07:18 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Pictures????? Would probably be helpful if possible.

I would as your farrier or vet about it. At least get them on the phone and explain whats going on to see if it warrants a drive out.
     
    09-28-2012, 07:34 PM
  #3
Yearling
Im actually looking at the pics I took on my phone to see if guys will be able to see it or not it was getting dark when I took them
     
    09-28-2012, 07:46 PM
  #4
Banned
Your farrier would be the best person to tell you what's going on.
     
    09-28-2012, 07:59 PM
  #5
Yearling
Pic

Heres one pic from my phone the others didnt turn out. But the indention at the top is the one of the little circle things I was talking about. Ignore the little stick I hadn't flicked it off yet lol I kinda stop I the middle of picking out his feet to take the pic.

Alexs- the farrier is due to come out next week or the next.
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    09-28-2012, 08:40 PM
  #6
Green Broke
Is it really wet lately in your area?
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    09-28-2012, 09:20 PM
  #7
Trained
I don't know that the circular mark is anything at all -- hard to see. Could just be a chunk of growth that got peeled off before it hardened up. But it does look like your horse's heels are very high.

I would check your horse all over for heat, tension and soreness. Including the hooves of course, but start up at his back, his rump, shoulder, haunches, and down all legs. Is he sensitive at a walk? Uneven? Picking his steps? How he is when backing up?
     
    09-28-2012, 09:26 PM
  #8
Banned
I can't figure out what I am looking at from that pic.


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Alexs- the farrier is due to come out next week or the next.
I've never had a farrier who would not come out the next day if I called with a problem. Would he not come out sooner if you called?
     
    09-28-2012, 09:29 PM
  #9
Trained
^^^^
If your horse is in discomfort - and he is - you shouldn't wait. It's not fair to the horse.
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    09-28-2012, 09:40 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Hooves need trimmed first thing. Is the heel bulb crusty ? Clean , and dry the hoof. Get a farrier out .
     

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