Claire C. Cox-Wilson wrote:
1--In addition to Abby's length of apprentice and/orYou could say "do you follow any particular method?" Even so, this isn't a great question. Pretty close to being a "fishing" question.
2--How about asking how he/she would approach underslung heels? (AgainNot sure this is a good question. There are many mechanisms behind forward heels, and in a phone interview I couldn't begin to explain my different approaches to each.
3-- How about a horse with a diagnosis of navicular?If you don't have a horse with navicular, this is a dead giveaway that you're "fishing" for specific answers. You could say "I've been told my horse's feet are contracted, but I don't know if they really are. How do you define contracted heels?"
6--What steps do they take to BALANCE a hoof???Too much detail for a phone interview again. You could say "I've been told my horse's feet are out of balance. How would I know if they are?"