Re: Helping Toby was test results are back
Why is this pony thin soled? What's causing this if the farrier isn't taking any sole off?toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Do you watch this farrier work? Any paring away of the sole?
IF the farrier isn't taking it off, then nothing is being produced within.
This was the problem with my own gelding, due to lyme disease metabolic screw up.
This lyme disease also pushed him into IR and Cushings, with iron overloaded liver,
but the end result was no sole growth. All of these problems had to be resolved and
it included good farrier work done. That was 2 yrs ago now. I watch him like a hawk
for any steps backward in his condition.
I have my gelding in Soft Ride boots now, with 6" of bedding shavings when in at night
and he is barefoot. But initially he penetrated both front feet.
You need to get some support now, irregardless of why he has thin soles currently or
you will make this problem alot worse.
The mud and frozen ice are terribly rough on feet and with think soles "Yikes"...
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