Check it Out!
Re: In favor of Paring
I think if your horse already has rock hard feet like
Kaboot, it doesn't matter much but for a horse like Tony who
will bruise if he's within 10 feet of a rock not paring has
helped a lot
Angela C. McGhee wrote:
> O.K. I'll be the devil's advocate. I have a wonderful farrier who does a
> great job, but since I'd heard everyone talk so much about this paring
> thing, last fall I asked him to "not pare away the sole". Well, he
> studied a little and said,"It's got to go down some for me to trim the
> wall." Remember now...up to this point I'd had NO problems, and I ride
> on some of the rockiest places around. I quickly said, "Never mind, do
> what you always do," but he said he'd see what he could do.
> What I got was a set of shoes that lasted 4 weeks before they were too
> long instead of 6. We clicked and clacked the whole 50 miles at the
> Mountin' Hopes ride. People were looking back constantly to see if it
> was their horse. Drove everybody crazy. From now on I'll keep my mouth
> shut and not fix what ain't broke, no matter what's the hot topic of the
> day is. By the way, he keeps those frogs pretty too, and we haven't had
> thrush either.
> You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail.
> Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com/getjuno.html
> or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]
Check it Out!
Back to TOC