Re: hoof protection questions

Truman Prevatt (
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 15:53:16 -0500

>Hi all,
>I have a bunch of questions,
>1. I've been thinking of trying equithotics on my mare- can I get comments
>on how they work in winter conditions. Is there less snowballing than
>with an ordinary shoe? Are they too slick for the snow and muddy conditions
>of winter? Are they hard for a farrir to work with?
I used equithotics for a while and what I found was then in wet conditions
and that is FL most of the time, they tend to hold too much mosture next to
the sole of the hoof and soften the hoof. I stopped using them for that
reason. This may also be a problem in the witer.


Truman Prevatt
Mystic "The Horse form Hell" Storm with a lille hellion on the way
The Rockman, a.k.a Misty Jr.
Jordy - Finaly getting his shot

Sarasota, FL