Sunday, August 4, 2013

For Better or Worse

Buddy's going barefoot for now.  After pulling/loosing his shoes last week, he chipped up his feet so bad that our farrier didn't think Bud had enough foot left to tack a shoe onto.  He said he could try, but suggested we wait about a month till he's next out for some of the other horses.  Since we don't have a show coming up and the fact that I'm going to be on vacation for a week, I said ok and we left Buddy barefoot. 

He's been ok walking on the gravel and I've seen him trotting out in the field looking sound.  I got on today to see how he was in the sand arena and he was sore.  Not horribly so, but not right.  I'm going to ride a little bit each day to see if he gets better. 

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