Thursday, 25 August 2016

Becca's 5 week update

As Becca arrived at the same time as Zan its also time for her update. Her feet are, as you can see, undergoing some quite dramatic changes.  
 Her palmar hoof was very weak but it is slowly getting stronger, particularly the digital cushion. 
Her feet are naturally still flat and under-run but they are starting to get back to normal proportions. 
If you look at the top of her hoof capsule you can see the new growth which is coming in at a steeper angle. 
The new growth, which is much better, is at the top and of course it will be several months before there is good growth at the bottom.  
The change in the hoof capsule orientation can already be seen but this is definitely a work in progress. 



5 comments:

Unknown said...

I don't normally comment but seriously how can professionals look at the shod photos and think that's helping the horse. I can understand an owner not knowing as we trust those who should know better but if be horrified if I was a vet or farrier looking at that shoeing combination.

Simon Wolfenden said...

The way HPA is treated is dependant on what you a are hoping to use the horse for, riding or retirement. The horse has navicular which can be treated but not cured. It will be interesting to see what happens in the next few months.
Simon Wolfenden dip WCF ATF

Nic Barker said...

LOL Simon - we know quite a few that have been cured ;-)

Christine Hardaker said...

I think you'll be amazed Simon. This is great news Jayne, I'm so pleased for you. Becca is healing herself, clever girl.

Christine Hardaker said...

I think you'll be amazed Simon. This is great news Jayne, I'm so pleased for you. Becca is healing herself, clever girl.