Mojo’s feet July 3rd 2020

Mojo had his feet trimmed today – July 3rd 2020. This was the first time the trimmer had been since January. He was very good with all but the right side hind, he had a little bit rasped of that but not done completely.
Mojo even held his front feet on the hoof stand, so very pleased with him today.
All that rasping with him resting his feet on the mini blocks seems to have paid dividends.

A little video of all the clips.

January 31st 2020

Mojo had his appointment with the hoof trimmer. He was OK with the fronts and held them up well. However he was way over threshold by the time we got to the hinds. So Penny will come back and start with them first next time. He seemed to enjoy his red light therapy and was relaxing but still very protective of the hinds, even though he had been on bute for 4 days beforehand.

We have been training with a new head collar and really starting over with hoof care. I consulted and experienced equine behaviourist who came to see him a few weeks ago. Justine thinks it is pain related but how do we get to the bottom of this when he wont let the vet near his right hind?

We will keep on with the retraining and adding duration of his hinds legs being off the ground.

The yard has a visit booked from someone with a Theraplate machine so Mojo is booked in for that and a sports massage. He enjoyed the last massage he had and is OK with our physio too. So we will see how he is with a new person present.

May be we need to rent a few people to come and see him – so he can start associating new people with fun things.