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2/3/2011 UPDATES...... Re: Lame after shoeing, 4 times in a row.....

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    #81
    grayarabpony-JD I'm glad you think you're so hilarious.
    Finally some credit for being logical!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I wonder if there are pads on this horse's feet. Question for the OP, btw.
    Are you going to a specify a specific tape product?

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      #82
      Originally posted by J.D. View Post


      Are you going to a specify a specific tape product?

      I bet if you made a cup around the foot with some duct tape, you could use gorilla glue to protect the foot.
      Eric Russell CJF

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        #83
        Originally posted by eruss View Post
        I bet if you made a cup around the foot with some duct tape, you could use gorilla glue to protect the foot.
        "Gorilla Glue" is a phenomenal product!

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          #84
          Horse is much better!


          Dave has been fantastic about keeping in touch, he just called again to check on the horse.

          No pads, just a wider set shoe, reshape of the feet and the cast to keep them on and keep the feet protected....

          He said no white line disease.

          he is looking almost 100% today....
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            #85
            Originally posted by Auventera Two View Post
            Wow I hope this turns out well for your horse. I've talked with Dave on the phone a couple of times and he is SUPER super nice. Very helpful and knowledgeable.

            You might want to change your thread title though because when I read it I took it to mean that Dave Richards made your horse lame for 4 shoeings. I was afraid to open the thread thinking, oh god this is going to be horrible. I was very relieved to see it wasn't Dave that did the damage.

            Thread title changed. Dave Richards is da bomb.
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              #86
              Dave mentioned that the original farrier was obviously rushing and on top of that it appeared that he was fitting the foot to the shoe, which is not good.

              He was very diplomatic about it, and his expertise just confirmed my suspicions.

              Regarding the old farrier (who I never named to Dave) - just from the lack of professionalism about keeping appointment times to discuss issues (he would duck in and out early than our appointment time) I have decided not to use him anymore.

              Not to mention the shape of my horses feet.

              He was rapidly much better after Dave was out. Still a little tender / lame the next day (to be expected, after all he had been in bad shoes for a while, plus you could see that he was still hesitant to "try" out his foot, after protecting it so long) but the progress has been relatively rapid and it is nice to see my boy feel better!

              Don't have copies of the films to post, but vet said xrays look good. He has good feet.

              Per the vet: Thank God, now I have a good farrier to go with those good feet.
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                #87
                Such great news!!!! Way to go Dave It sounds like you are in really good hands now.

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                  #88
                  That sounds great, was a responsive professional. I hope we get to see some pictures soon, to see a good shoeing job.

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                    #89
                    Update 11/1/2010

                    Horse has been sound for a while now with the use of the equicast, and shoes stay on with only two nails.

                    Right shoe a little loose yesterday, but ducttaped the heck out of it. Dave coming out tomorrow.
                    Last edited by naters; Feb. 3, 2011, 01:12 AM.
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                      #90
                      To satisfy Dave's curiosity, back in early October, we had xrays done. They looked great. Consistent with a 15 year old horse, but nothing of "interest" noted.
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                        #91
                        Update 2/3/2011
                        http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p...ofFeb12011.jpg


                        ETA: These are about 6 weeks old (no glue). Being replaced this week. Knock on wood, he has progressed to totally sound since Dave stepped in. I have begged Dave to never ever ever retire.
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                          #92
                          Originally posted by Pony Fixer View Post
                          I have not read the thread, but can say that I think Dave Richards is a class act. I contacted him because I was using the Equicasts on my newly barefoot horse (shelly summer feet kept throwing shoes, was trying any alternative). However, I couldn't get the casts to stay on my horse's feet longer than 4-7 days ($$$). I am a vet, so could apply normally, but did not have any glue products a farrier would. Basically I just wanted advice.

                          Dave came to my barn 1.5 hours away, trimmed my horse (and my farrier happened to be there, he showed him all what he was doing and why), applied the Equilox glue, applied the cast, etc. He GAVE ME a glue gun, a "STUBBY" of Equilox, and 2 rolls of cast--FREE (I guess because I'm a vet). The cast stayed on 3 weeks (really abrasive surface), and my next application as instructed by Dave went great--still on 1.5 weeks later looking virtually brand new.

                          I hope it worked out for you and will follow the thread later (when I'm not working!).


                          He's pretty awesome.

                          Technically - he speaks my language, and explains things to me in a way I can understand. I don't think in "biology", I think in "engineer". He has been fantastic for my horse!
                          Last edited by naters; Feb. 3, 2011, 01:27 AM.
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                            #93
                            Originally posted by grayarabpony View Post
                            JD I'm glad you think you're so hilarious.

                            I wonder if there are pads on this horse's feet. Question for the OP, btw.

                            Hi! Sorry I didn't get to answer this before, but he has never had any pads on.

                            Didn't even need them for "recovery".

                            That JD is a total freaking fruitbat too, I put her on ignore during this thread, and she's still there.
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                              #94
                              Originally posted by naters View Post
                              Update 2/3/2011
                              Knock on wood, he has progressed to totally sound since Dave stepped in. I have begged Dave to never ever ever retire.
                              I tell my wonderful farrier this all the time! Glad you found a good one - so hard to find, but once you experience their wonderfulness, you can't settle for anything less And of course wonder why on earth it took so long to find one...

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                                #95
                                Update 2/21:

                                Horse is now back in "regular" shoeing.... ie: no more casts for now...just regular shoes up front now....

                                Knock on wood, horse is sound!!


                                Dave continues to take amazing care of my horse!!
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