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[RC] Hoof Care Recommendations - steveb

My horse has one front hoof that is weak and I have a hard time keeping a
shoe on.  I've worked with my farrier to shoe regularly and properly, but
he (the horse, not my farrier) continues to loose shoes and the outside
wall is pretty broken down.

I'm looking for short-term and long-term strategies to help.  If I pull
the front shoes and use boots for an extended period, should I expect to
be able to go back to shoes in the future with a reduction in problems? 
Are there supplements or topicals that you've found to help promote growth
and strength?

I'm hoping to do a number of rides this year and am worried about his health.




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