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Re: BIG FEET!!
I was told by a packer , that they like big feet for stability, and they
don't sink into the mud as deep as a smaller foot. The horses only walk.
Anyway, that's the good side. Judy Worley
From: Angie Orr <aorr@GPS.com>
To: Ridecamp (E-mail) <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 20, 1998 12:48 PM
Subject: BIG FEET!!
>I have been riding an Appaloosa gelding that has the biggest feet I have
>ever seen. They are just big and flat. Anyone have any ideas on what
>affects this could have on his ability to run endurance or LD rides? I
>took him on a CTR and he hadn't really had much conditioning. We
>completed but, I don't think we got very good scores. Of course I
>haven't ever done a CTR and don't really know what criteria they go by.
>Anyways, one of the judges said that he trotted out like he was on wet
>pavement whatever that's supposed to mean. I figure it wasn't a
>compliment!! Other than looking huge, there doesn't seem to be any
>soundness problems although they did deduct 8 points for lameness. Any
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