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hello sir. would you suggest me to put a leather or a rubber pad for my flat footed horse since they are ouchy on stones?

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Hello Rohit..
I would personally use Iodine or a iodine base
solution painted on the sole to harden or toughen
It !!
Pads are a "temporary" fix.  Like a bandaid, they get you
to the next step !!  Constant use of pads can weaken
the sole, make it soft & can cause the hoof walls
to crumble.

Best to You !!
Joepaul Meyers, CJF

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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.

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