Farrier Day

Today was a busy day as our wonderful farrier, Gwen, was here. I wish I had a pedicure every six weeks! On a retirement farm excellent and routine farrier care is very important for the horses. Of course it is important for any horse, but people often have the misconception that you can lower the standard of care when they are retired. I find the opposite to be true. Many of the horses are retired due to some type of hoof problem (navicular disease is a common problem) and this needs to be managed in retirement just as it...

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