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  1. Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted IMO ...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    IMO

    ALL shod horses should be wearing some kind of shoe that eases breakover all around the foot to minimize abnormal leverage and assist in lameness...
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    Simkie in gray, stuff deleted Stovall, you're...

    Simkie in gray, stuff deleted

    Stovall, you're one of the main reasons I feel like I should check in with rec.eq every now and then. (Although not enough to figure out how to access since I...
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    Xanthoria in gray, stuff deleted Here's a...

    Xanthoria in gray, stuff deleted

    Here's a script for you:

    "Putting gasoline on a horse's feet as a hoof hardener is not a good idea because (insert reasoning)"

    Volatile hydrocarbons tend to...
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    outfoxem in gray Have heard this a couple of...

    outfoxem in gray

    Have heard this a couple of times from trainers regarding horses for sale. Typically I have heard this in conjunction with a TB. Can you guys elaborate on this for me?

    To us...
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    SwampYankee in gray You actually have much...

    SwampYankee in gray

    You actually have much BETTER traction barefoot; because the horse's foot is expanding to grip and "cup" the ground with the elastic frog in play.

    Assume the horse is on...
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    RedMare01in gray So you wire brush, heat gun,...

    RedMare01in gray

    So you wire brush, heat gun, apply Durasole 6x back to back to each hoof? Does the Durasole have to dry/soak in completely before you repeat the process, or can it still be damp?...
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    Cindyg in gray Tom, after a trim, do you have...

    Cindyg in gray

    Tom, after a trim, do you have to go back to the high frequency, or do you just continue on the current schedule?

    Don't shoot me, but it depends. :) Frequency of application...
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    LauraKY in gray I love Durasole. Follow the...

    LauraKY in gray

    I love Durasole. Follow the directions and use as frequently as you can. Tom, would it be possible to soak a pad in Durasole and boot a horse overnight? I've heard that...
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    caballus in gray, stuff deleted Do some...

    caballus in gray, stuff deleted

    Do some research on the studies on this, Tom ... you might be surprised!

    Please cite ANY credible source that suggests the limits imposed by DNA on hoof size...
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    Patty Stiller in gray Tom you may as well not...

    Patty Stiller in gray

    Tom you may as well not bother to reply to my posts because I am ignoring you.

    Self-flagellation seems a little extreme, so I'll just try to live with my sorrow.
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted I know...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    I know performance horses who are huge cripples , with large articular ringbone, serious navicular bone pathology, bad knees etc who . can hardly walk from the...
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted I know...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    I know performance horses who are huge cripples , with large articular ringbone, serious navicular bone pathology, bad knees etc who . can hardly walk from the...
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted Then, in...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    Then, in MY opinion the horse is not as "really sound" as Mr Perry thinks he is.

    One hates to be contentious, but IIRC, the horse in Bro. Jaye's custom...
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted First, ...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    First, we humans an not see all pathologies with our eyes, can we?

    In my experience, any pathology in the hoof capable of eliciting a visible pain...
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted I have...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    I have stated my opinion which is based on my 30 years of farrier experience ,shoeing first for 14 years the way I was originally taught and then differently ...
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    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted The sad...

    Patty Stiller in gray, stuff deleted

    The sad thing is , NAVICULAR IS USUALLY FARRIER INDUCED BUT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE BUT BAREFOOT IS NOT THE BEST ANSWER.

    Balderdash! The greatest incidence...
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    Long-standing, hard-to-heal, abscesses often...

    Long-standing, hard-to-heal, abscesses often involve a sequestrum - and they don't always show up in the first two or three radiographs. Sometimes, they're more frustrating than joint mice.
  18. If your horse has intermittent stifle problems,...

    If your horse has intermittent stifle problems, wedging a hind without facilitating turnover is not often indicated. If I were doing it, I'd start with a short toe and a box toe half round (punched,...
  19. goneriding24 in gray I knew Burney clear...

    goneriding24 in gray

    I knew Burney clear back in the late '60's, like 1969. He drove a little pickup which he'd outfitted with an anvil. I think he was going to be a vet, took up shoeing to make...
  20. Tom Bloomer in gray, stuff deleted ...

    Tom Bloomer in gray, stuff deleted

    Approximately three-eighths of an inch behind the apex of the trimmed frog lies Duckett's Dot...

    Ain't much new under the sun. Gulf Coast Farriers...
  21. LMH in gray Tom Stovall (or anyone very...

    LMH in gray

    Tom Stovall (or anyone very familiar with Durasole)-this is just a curiosity question and doesn't impact my trying the product ;)

    Since it acts as a fixative-keeping the sole from...
  22. LMH in gray, stuff deleted For an otherwise...

    LMH in gray, stuff deleted

    For an otherwise sound horse, just needing some help on a weekly trail ride would proper Durasole application provide the same protection as SoleGuard?

    Counselor,...
  23. AliCat in gray My 19 yo Tb X gelding has had...

    AliCat in gray

    My 19 yo Tb X gelding has had front shoes since I bought him 12 years ago. 3 months ago, we decided to take them off. He is not in work (maybe one walk trot ride or trail ride each...
  24. horsefaerie in gray WOW! I suggest y'all...

    horsefaerie in gray

    WOW!

    I suggest y'all rethink your bias against homeopathy.

    Arnica is an extremely effective tool in a veterinary tool chest. It WILL do many things like limit swelling...
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    ThirdCharm in gray, stuff deleted Forge-happy...

    ThirdCharm in gray, stuff deleted

    Forge-happy Local farrier once told a lady there was no such thing as a keg flat steel eggbar shoe.... He was going to have to make it. Fortunately she allows...
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