Does this hoof look alright?

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Does this hoof look alright?

Postby jimboz » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:40 pm

She's a little lame on her rear right. This is the first time I've taken a close look at any hoof... does it look alright?
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Re: Does this hoof look alright?

Postby Bigfoot » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:49 pm

That actually looks healthier than what I would normally expect to see.
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Re: Does this hoof look alright?

Postby Aaron » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:15 am

Too much pad growth on the right side and a little too much toe. 2 minutes trimming would clean it up good.
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Re: Does this hoof look alright?

Postby Bigfoot » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:39 pm

Visual inspection of the photo, doesn't show anything that would make her limp. Google pressure testing a hoof. I'd suspician an abcess in your case.
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Re: Does this hoof look alright?

Postby Aaron » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:41 am

Bigfoot wrote:Visual inspection of the photo, doesn't show anything that would make her limp. Google pressure testing a hoof. I'd suspician an abcess in your case.


Yes, likely abcess. If he starts trimming, he'll find it.
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