Time for an update on Harvey, the little QH who came here nearly 12 weeks ago - he goes home next weekend and its high time he had an update all to himself. When he arrived he was already barefoot but had been lame on his RF and LF - alternating between them - for a number of weeks.
He was landing toe first and this improved fairly quickly: http://rockleyfarm.blogspot.com/2011/05/harvey-quarter-horses-can-do-it-too.html
but if you compare his hoof on arrival to today, you can see its better still - the frog has improved and the heels and digital cushion are far more robust.
His footage on a circle shows the ups and downs of rehab - in the first clip he had been here 6 weeks or so and had made good progress but then took a backward step. In the last 2 clips he has improved again, and if all goes well that should now continue.
Harvey from Nic Barker on Vimeo.