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Weak hooves - Desperatly need help!!!!!!

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View Poll Results: Does your horse have hoof problems?
yes 2 25.00%
no 5 62.50%
our farriers here every few weeks 1 12.50%
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    04-14-2007, 12:53 PM
You didn't say where you live but if they are cracking like that it sounds like they are dry. Get him a mud hole to walk in. Flood the water trough so he has to walk in mud to drink. Pull his shoes and trim him. And if it were me I would go to useing An easy boot or something like it to ride in for a few trimmings till his moistend feet grew out. I don't shoe my mules down here on the desert but when we go into rocky country I have a pair of Boa Boots I use. When shoers cost $150.00 a shot they pay for themselves real fast. But get some moisture on those feet.
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