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shoes on fronts...barefoot on backs
9/17/2012 6:15:46 PM
I have my horse shod for show competition because she has super sensitive feet.
9/17/2012 5:51:08 PM
all3 barefoot al the time, except for navicualr horse who's in rocker shoes to faciitate soundness.
9/17/2012 5:04:09 PM
Barefoot, but booted for trail riding. Great boots these days!
9/17/2012 10:16:33 AM
Of our 11 horses, each one's use & turn out areas determine needs.
9/17/2012 9:33:56 AM
shoes only when needed
9/17/2012 12:15:46 AM
I ride mostly in grass.If I know that I will ride on rocky surface, I will put on shoes.
9/16/2012 7:42:54 PM
most are kept barefoot and trimmed on has front shoes all the time due to soft hoofs
9/16/2012 2:58:52 PM
Shoes on the back to help the Digital cushion. No shoes on front until winter snow shoes.
9/14/2012 1:09:37 PM
I use hoof boots for outrides and harder surfaces and when newly trimmed feet are slightly sensitive
9/14/2012 5:21:16 AM
depends on quality of hoof and how it copes with work. 2 old retired horses have front shoes only
9/14/2012 5:18:38 AM
Two are barefoot and one has shoes all around; depends on the health of the hoof!
9/13/2012 8:54:35 PM
9/13/2012 6:15:21 PM
non-shoe home environment sandy; shoes for mountain trips
9/13/2012 5:52:05 PM
Shod in summer, barefoot in winter
9/13/2012 12:57:09 PM
all natural as much as possible , but sometimes use theraputic shoes for specific problems .
9/13/2012 11:05:11 AM
Depends on the horse. My TWH's stay shod. My ASB is barefoot.
9/13/2012 8:17:29 AM
Depends on the individual. Some are shod, some are not.
9/13/2012 8:00:48 AM
She is barefoot except when we ride outside the ring. Then she wears her Old Macs.
9/12/2012 8:45:23 PM
Shoes on the front only
9/12/2012 7:25:53 PM
Only shod when needed
9/12/2012 6:43:56 PM
Prefer barefoot if at all possible
9/12/2012 5:44:25 PM
Shod horse struggled w/probs for years.Pulled shoes probs solved-will never shoe again
9/12/2012 5:05:07 PM
1 Arabian barefoot, 1 TB always shod, 1 TB front shoes only
9/12/2012 3:42:30 PM
With his magical orthopedic front shoes Jack is happy and healthy ... without them, ouch!
9/12/2012 3:21:29 PM
I mhave Minis and they are not permitted to be shod forshowing.
9/12/2012 12:29:36 PM
I must put on front hooves of my tender footed gelding during the riding months so he can tolerate.
9/12/2012 11:58:04 AM
Some go barefoot. If needed for soundness or work - they get shod.
9/12/2012 11:14:29 AM
Due to foudering she has to have shoes on her front feet
9/12/2012 11:02:22 AM
shod in the front, not the rear
9/12/2012 10:53:19 AM
Some are barefoot and some are shod. Depends on the work they do and how good their feet are.
9/12/2012 10:48:01 AM
I have a mustang. Her feet are GREAT!!!
9/12/2012 10:32:52 AM
Barefoot right now. Have two OTTBs with bad feet but a great farrier who got them out of shoes
9/12/2012 10:17:16 AM
3 horses. all natural. one is retired so needs regular trimming. other two get a trim every 10 weeks
9/12/2012 10:03:45 AM
1always barefoot/1 6 mths normally shod front only.
9/12/2012 8:15:50 AM
I use shoes only if riding on the road or in the mountains, otherwise we stay barefoot.
9/12/2012 8:15:03 AM
I only have one horse. I wish she could be barefoot but at this point in time she is wearing four h
9/12/2012 8:03:41 AM
My dressage horses are all barefoot, can touchup in between trims to keep a good foot
9/12/2012 7:39:14 AM
Barefoot unless they actually need shoes for some reason.
9/12/2012 7:07:55 AM
One horse can go barefoot, the other has to have shoes all the time.
9/12/2012 12:59:12 AM
Barefoot in summer, shod beginning in fall for foxhunting.
9/11/2012 9:11:00 PM
boots when riding on hard ground only
9/11/2012 9:00:25 PM
We manage 45-50 horses on a daily basis. all are kept barefoot and are on rocky terrain 24x7x365.
9/11/2012 8:37:41 PM
One barefoot, one front shoes as he is flatfooted
9/11/2012 8:20:20 PM
as recommended by farier
9/11/2012 8:04:46 PM
we ride all yr in TN n its really rocky rough terain
9/11/2012 7:23:45 PM
Two of my three barefoot, use Renegades and EasyBoots when needed; one fully shod.
9/11/2012 7:19:04 PM
Walk in shoes that are too small. That's what a horse shoe feels like! Hoofs need to flex/expand!!
9/11/2012 7:15:52 PM
Front shoes only.
9/11/2012 7:06:15 PM
wears shoes year round as too soft hooves
9/11/2012 7:01:00 PM
One has to wear all shoes; the other only on the front
9/11/2012 6:45:45 PM
I shoe only the rear feet to protect one mal-formed hoof.
9/11/2012 6:41:03 PM
shoes on front- rocks here are wicked
9/11/2012 5:42:23 PM
barefoot but wear either easyboot gloves or equiflex shoes for competitions (endurance)
9/11/2012 5:37:25 PM
Depends on horse, its use, time of year.
9/11/2012 5:32:52 PM
fronts shoed, backs barefoot
9/11/2012 5:24:22 PM
Booted for riding on hard or rocky ground. Bare on soft ground and for turnout.
9/11/2012 5:18:16 PM
With intense attention to feed & management my 6 yr old has never had shoes.
9/11/2012 5:11:38 PM
Horses that are competing are shod, all others barefoot
9/11/2012 5:03:18 PM
We use Boa Boots when riding on extremely rocky trails
9/11/2012 4:43:04 PM
Arabians are barefoot, previously foundered QH is always shod, and Appaloosa requires corrective.
9/11/2012 3:49:29 PM
Just the fronts are shod
9/11/2012 3:39:18 PM
One is always natural the other is soon to be shod, front onlys
9/11/2012 12:59:38 PM
Started trimming their hooves myself 18 mounths ago.Wish I had gotten the courage to do it sooner.
9/11/2012 12:26:03 PM
Just now trying barefoot trim
9/11/2012 10:24:46 AM
would shoe if still competing
9/11/2012 8:33:18 AM
I think barefoot is best for horses feet and legs.
9/11/2012 4:15:20 AM
All barefoot, but are able to do so without boots. Shoes have their place....
9/11/2012 2:35:50 AM
After beign barefoot 6 years my horse is now shod. Tired of pain!
9/11/2012 1:45:33 AM
Only riding horses shod during seasons of use, and if trouble with snow buildup
9/11/2012 12:18:29 AM
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