Can a Horse have ALL four feet clubed?
I have found its an injury if one foot is affected and genetic if both back feet OR both front feet are affected but nothing about all four feet?
So a lady contacted me about this percheron mare she has since I am looking for a draft.
She got the mare from the kill pen last week,she says the mare looks to be about 5 years old by teeth,she has some harness rubs but not a cropped tail (wich the amish usually do?) and is perfect for lifting her feet and doesnt seem to have any pain (yet) she is not lame (yet) and I hope to make sure she doesnt become so.She needs a lot of weight and obviously a lot of hoof care,I have never seen anything like this and would like to know if anyone else has and if they know the problem and the solution,I am thinking I will need a vet to x ray before it can be trimmed but im not sure.I dont have a ton of money and neither does her current owner (she got her at auction when she was helping a friend pick a horse and she said she just had to take her home and had to borrow her friends trailer) so any ideas on what to do? is it genetic or a result of a bad farrier (a few people have told me they think that is the problem) and if this is fixed will she be ridable? will she have problems when she is old because of this?
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