Originally Posted by g8ted4me
If I would ever come across one I would not go the shoe route and use my very knowledgeable trimmer. She has rehabbed a bunch of navicular horses. They can be sound again so don't give up!
I would agree with g8ted, although I've never had a horse with navicular myself, there is a tb gelding at my paddock that has navicular (he's only 10
) but thanks to his barefoot trimmer and a pair of good boots he's sound and rides fine. His trimmer, who also trims my horses attributes his soundness to the boots which get him to walk heel-first instead of toe-first, the latter being the cause of his navicular... I forget why