Glue-On Shoes

November 19, 2017

Whew, I'm super behind on updating our blog post!

 

In September, we put glue-on shoes on a client's barrel horse. 

 

She was always shod on the front until her previous farrier quicked her by driving hot nails into the sensitive tissue of both front hooves.

This resulted in the horse going lame, plus an infection which led to an abscess blowing out in each front hoof. Her hooves cracked all the way down from where the abscesses blew out.

 

Our client spent several months trying everything she could to get her horse sound again, and took a break from racing her. 

 

Justin tried re-shoeing the horse, but her hooves were now so damaged by the previous farrier's mistakes that she could not hold a shoe on.

 

So Justin decided a glue-on shoe would be best.

He was able to keep a regular shoe on one hoof, but the other was just far too weak to nail into. He used the same stuff that was used on Truman (Vettec Adhere) in black, to hold the shoe onto her hoof. Fortunately, this sweet mare was incredibly patient and was an absolute dream to work with!

 

Fortunately, the glue-on shoe worked and she was cleared to race again by both Justin and the client's preferred veterinarian. 

She won money on her first race since Justin applied the glue-on shoes!

 

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Recent Posts

January 16, 2019

December 12, 2018

November 19, 2017

November 19, 2017

September 25, 2017

July 28, 2017

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

334-379-3454

tiercefarrierservices@gmail.com

Elmore, Alabama

© 2020 by Tierce Farrier Services