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  • What prevents a horses foot from getting snowballs

 
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    02-10-2011, 10:19 AM
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Green Broke
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My horse keeps getting snowballs in his hooves, and it turns slippery when he comes in on the cement floor.

Would spraying Pam on his feet be a solution?? I am concerned it might make it slippery on the cement floor?

Let me know please! :)
     
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    02-10-2011, 10:22 AM
  #2
Green Broke
Oops they are wood floors not cement!
     
    02-10-2011, 10:24 AM
  #3
mls
Trained
Several posts on this topic.

Use the search feature with key words snow and hooves.

Here is one of them:

ice built up in hooves
     
    02-10-2011, 10:26 AM
  #4
Green Broke
My main concern was pam vs wood floors.
     
    02-10-2011, 10:40 AM
  #5
Green Broke
Grease + wood floors = slippery IMO.

I stop my horses before they enter the barn (BO put a mat down just outside the doors) and pick the snow/ice out.
     
    02-10-2011, 10:56 AM
  #6
mls
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by spookychick13    
My main concern was pam vs wood floors.
The pam is not going to be a factor. It will NOT adhere long enough to prevent any build up of the snow.
     

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