Why you shouldn't skip a trim...

December 12, 2018

We get it, it happens. Trust me! But it's better to get your horse trimmed a little late than skip them entirely! Here's why...

 

 Super bad flare, and a hoof crack that was allowed to travel up the wall and get worse. Proper trimming can help prevent this! This mare was lame for quite some time. Fortunately her new owner called us immediately.

 

Here are more pictures:

 

 Pretty nasty huh? See how the wall has peeled back along the crack?

Justin had to do a partial resection of the hoof wall to correct this.

 

 

 

 Side by side comparison of untrimmed hoof and resected hoof

 

He was able to clean out the infection that had formed in the cavity after her cut away the wall.

He wrapped her hoof in vetwrap with an antibacterial pack, and she was able to heal over time and proper trimming. 

 

 

 

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