Originally Posted by CurlyIsASpecialStandie
He said her toes were actually pretty long, shows what I know! He took a bit of her sole & frog yes. So we are riding tonight and will see how she goes :)
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Yup, long toes are a frequent cause of tripping & paring frog & sole leaves a horse more sensitive & less protected, which can cause them to be 'ouchy' & stumbly.
N.B. Should clarify - it is sometimes necessary to pare some frog & sole, but generally it should be left well alone, IME