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    12-30-2008, 06:13 PM
  #11
Yearling
My first thought was duct tape them on
     
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    12-30-2008, 08:29 PM
  #12
Foal
I agree with trying the barefoot thing. It's much better for your horses feet anyway. I just pulled shoes off my 27 yr old appy who had them his whole life. It's been bout 3 months now. I still use boa boots on his front feet when I'm riding on hard ground or rocky areas. He seems to do fine in the soft sand. I noticed a change in a very short amount of time. Before when he had shoes if he lost them his feet would chip up real bad and I thought there was no way I could take him barefoot ever, even when he's retired. But after doing a barefoot trim, His feet look amazing and they are not even done changing yet! I'm soooo over putting shoes on any of my horses. Once you try it you won't go back, and the best part is you save a ton of money!!! I know I do. I also do my own now.

So it's possibile if you give it time to do its job.
     
    12-31-2008, 04:17 PM
  #13
Foal
I'll ask around some local horse folks to see how many actually do it in our area. It sure would be lovely!!!!
     
    12-31-2008, 04:41 PM
  #14
Showing
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Originally Posted by skyesrider    
That makes a lot of sense Appyt - that the mud is not pulling off the shoes! We do have a farrier at my barn that does the natural horse "shoeing". I am really considering trying it. Does anyone know how long it takes for the bare foot "shoe" to actually be built up enough that the horse gets comfort from it? I know that when my current farrier works on her that he trims her before he puts on the new shoe. So would he use the "trim" that he would noramally take off to start to the natural "shoe"?
Huh? Never heard of it. Please explain, or even post pics. I would love to learn something new.
     

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