Buck's New Boots


| 7/1/2011 1:07:39 PM


Tags: Buck, Delta Hoof Boot, horseshoes, horse hooves, hoof protection, Russ-Stick Acres, boots on horses, Sherry and Russ Sutherby,

 Yep...they make 'em for horses.

This spring, (BC...before crutches),

Buck was ordered a fancy new pair, in lieu of metal horseshoes.

 

Buck came to us with compromised hooves, many years ago.

 

muck boot diva
7/20/2011 10:36:19 AM

Nice boots Buck! Better than those nasty metal shoes...(Said from the lips of a true boot lover) MBD


sherry 'woodswoman'
7/7/2011 9:50:48 AM

Thank you Nebraska Dave and K.C., for your kind words. Yes, we were happy the farrier suggested an alternate route. I love a less-invasive route too! Buck is one of 4 horses, so he isn't ridden daily, but from this point on, he will have the comfort and support he needs as he heads out. K.C. - we have 23 sled dogs, so I understand how booties come flying off as you head down the trail. I guess that's why getting boots for Buck wasn't too far a stretch for us. ;)


nebraska dave
7/2/2011 8:59:37 AM

Sherry and Russ, what a great way to protect a problem horse hoof. I suspect the reason Buck likes the shoes is that it makes his feet feel better. I know that my feet feel better when I have a good fitting pair of boots on. I'm glad to hear that Buck got a good home that cares about nutrition and hoof care. Have a great horse riding day.


k.c. compton
7/1/2011 4:48:08 PM

I love these! What a cool idea. I'm glad Buck didn't try to shed himself of them immediately. I used to put "musher booties" on my dogs to keep the ice out of their paws when I lived in Wyoming, and we were fine after they quit shaking their paws. :=] --KC





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