Warm hooves, footy on stones.. should I be worried?

Jinx94

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We're finally almost over the red worm/bacterial infection saga (yay!!) and Tris has always been a little iffy over stones. Admittedly the stones at the yard are big and pointy and make me glad to have thick soled wellies!

Picked out his hooves today, and all four felt warm, he seemed to be more footy over the stones than usual. Farrier out? Leave it for a couple of days? He's not overweight, he only gets a handful of feed for me to put his steroids in as he is now out agin 24/7. We haven't had this problem during all the time that he was in, and he was having A LOT of food.

Stressing, but not sure if I'm stressing more than is necessary?

Haven't got a clue.. Feeling incredibly novicey today.
 

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If it's a warm day, then that could be why his hooves are all warm.

I tend to go on their digital pulse - is it higher than usual?

Of course, if you are worried give your Vet a call.
 

ElleSkywalker

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Although rare lami is possible in youngsters, and with the steroids he is on I would give the vet a call and get them out to check. In meantime keep him in on soaked hay.

Hope it's a false alarm but best to be safe. Give his nose squish from me xx
 
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