Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: south east oklahoma
• Horses: 0
My farrier trimmed her when she came here as her feet were real bad and she wouldn't let me do it. He said he thought it was ring bone as it appears to come from the joint and grows up the bone. She's had little training and came here in a stock trailer untethered. She won't load into the trailer or stand quietly tied. I would have taken her to my vet before this if she would trailer. All this is training and I got that covered, but it takes time. She showed more problems with the foot after being hauled here than before the trip. I'm sure that that trip has caused her to not want to take another ride or go back into a trailer.
Well i'm sure i'm getting another lesson in horse health. The more horses that a person deals with, the more lessons learned.
When i've gotten her to stand quietly tied and to load and stand quietly in the trailer, i'll haul her to my vet and settle the issue of what the problem is. After it has a name, we'll deal with the cure, or not as the situation dictates.
Still interested in knowing all I can find about supplements for joint and bone health/healing.