I can't imagine it now,either Ferne. I think I was just too damned scared to look sideways. My herd was 9 boys,whose job was hippotherapy,at which they were stars.
Five of them lost their hooves. I told the other four that anyone who was still standing had to look after himself. I'm being silly,of course,but they were outdoor horses to begin with ,so that helped.And aside from being PPID/IR they had no other issues.So that really helped a lot.
Lorna in Eastern Ontario