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Reply To: Barefoot Thoroughbreds?

NinaJD NinaJD
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My friend keeps his TB barefoot, unless they’re doing a lot of trail riding.
I think so long as he is getting proper feed and possibly a hoof supplement, he should be good. It can take up to 6 months to grow a nice, solid hoof after removing shoes. So don’t give up.

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