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- Okay, thank you. I have used him once and I think he is doing a good job, but in case he is not, thank you for the name of the one you use. The guy I had before was really bad and messed my mare's feet up. Are you anywhere near the River Valley Ranch? My trainer is there. She makes a trip out to see my horse, because I won't let her stay away from home for training. Your horse is beautiful.
I saw in a thread that you had, or were going to use Rick Russo the farrier. What did you think of him? I have used him one time and so far think I like his work but I really don't know that much. As much as I try to learn what is right and wrong on a hoof unless it is really obvious I cannot tell.
Thank you for your time.
I live in Lakeside and have a 19yr old Mare. I have had her a year now.
- Someone recently posted a thread on a percheron with a deep split in its hoof not unlike your mares - been like it for maybe 12 years, lots of ideas handed out to her but might be worthwhile telling what was done to your mare to assist 'healing' of the split - obviously cause may not be the same.
- About Oldhorselady
- I have a Percheron and Spotted Draft/Paint cross
- Chula Vista, CA
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- Oldhorselady liked post by loosie On thread : natural hoof care--trimming--are there different theories?Great question OP! Yeah, whether you choose a 'traditional' type farrier or a 'barefoot trimmer'... or anything in between, there are a few different paradigms people work to in each. There are also...Liked On: 10-05-2014, 12:15 AM
Posted On: 10-04-2014, 09:34 AMOldhorselady liked post by karliejaye On thread : natural hoof care--trimming--are there different theories?In my experience there are a multitude of different barefoot theories with slight, or large, differences. I like to break trimmers into 2 categories (not including traditional steel shoe farriers,...Liked On: 10-05-2014, 12:13 AM
Posted On: 10-02-2014, 12:43 PMOldhorselady liked post by Patty Stiller On thread : Underrun heels on OTTBWhen a shoe is CORRECTLY applied, with the correct breakover point, to a correctly trimmed foot, there is absolutely no need to change them every three weeks. 6 to 8 weeks is perfectly OK. Here...Liked On: 07-08-2014, 01:23 AM
Posted On: 07-04-2014, 06:32 PMOldhorselady liked post by Trinity3205 On thread : Pedal OsteitisI thought this might be the case. If she will allow you to cast her feet, I would utilize that and boots with good padding as well if the ground is hard.Liked On: 06-09-2014, 01:09 AM
Posted On: 06-08-2014, 08:56 PMOldhorselady liked post by deserthorsewoman On thread : Pedal OsteitisI'm glad you asked about the LaminaSaver.... completely slipped my mind, and here I was trying to find something that would help my Beau grow some feet....duh lol. There are several different...Liked On: 06-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Posted On: 06-04-2014, 01:26 AMOldhorselady liked post by loosie On thread : Heel first landingIf her frog is a tad 'higher' than her heels, it should adapt OK. I wouldn't worry so much about exfoliating if you're not sure, but keeping heel corners to sole level. Main concern is with...Liked On: 05-27-2014, 12:41 AM
Posted On: 05-27-2014, 12:22 AMOldhorselady liked post by tinyliny On thread : Heel first landingthe heel first landing seems to be more apparent in draft breeds. Z, half draft, has a marked heel first landing. not soreness, just his way of going, shod or barefoot.Liked On: 05-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Posted On: 05-21-2014, 02:36 AMOldhorselady liked post by Patty Stiller On thread : Heel first landingIThe ELPO mapping is not intended for bringing the toe back to the breakover line from the front (from the hoof wall side) It is intended to map the correct anatomical place to put a ROLL or slight...Liked On: 05-19-2014, 11:12 PM
Posted On: 05-19-2014, 05:49 PMA part of me thinks she could stand to lose more weight but then I look at her and see a cob that wouldn't look out of place in a UK show ring so she's close to being just right She's come on so...Liked On: 05-02-2014, 12:10 AM
Posted On: 05-01-2014, 05:24 PMOldhorselady liked post by SullysRider On thread : Calling all "Hoof People"! Could the bone have moved?Is it just me or is his farrier doing him no good?Liked On: 04-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Posted On: 04-27-2014, 06:36 PMOldhorselady liked post by Trinity3205 On thread : Calling all "Hoof People"! Could the bone have moved?oh boy :(Liked On: 04-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Posted On: 04-27-2014, 04:55 PMOldhorselady liked post by loosie On thread : Trust is a relationship^Pity you can't 'like' more than once! :-) And what you say of 'trust' being a 2 way street, is the same IMO of 'respect'. People bang on about 'making their horse respect them' but IMO you can't...Liked On: 04-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Posted On: 04-18-2014, 01:56 AMOldhorselady liked post by Trinity3205 On thread : Shedding soleWe cant tell you much without photos. But as a rule, its the sole is cracked and shedding, best trim it level all the way round. Leaving hunks imbalances them and causes bruising. As for why its...Liked On: 04-25-2014, 12:33 AM
Posted On: 04-24-2014, 06:15 PMI often think some people are not as good as they think they are so can't deal with criticism or going back to basics If I pay for a lesson and don't get lots of critique then I feel like I've...Liked On: 04-15-2014, 11:59 PM
Posted On: 04-15-2014, 11:41 AMOldhorselady liked post by cgwiley On thread : 2014 Buck Brannaman ClinicWe are looking at attending the one in Fort Collins, CO in May. Never been to one, but we want to start learning ground work using Buck's approaches before we purchase our first horse.Liked On: 04-09-2014, 11:11 PM
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