This horse which had been very lame with undiagnosed laminitis type symptoms for at least 8 months, is now hacking out sound after just 3 months barefoot. The owner is delighted, the vet wants to use the horse as a 'show case', and best of all the horse is happy :-)
What did we do?
Changed the diet
Soaked the hay
Restricted access to grass with a grazing muzzle
Instituted an appropriate exercise programme
Maintained comfort for the horse at all times
Trimmed in accordance with AANHCP guidelines
What didn't we do?
Confine to the stable 24/7
Radical or unnatural trimming
Spend a lot of money