Okay guys here is a little background.... Horse presented with WLD, upon resection a Karatoma was found and removed. I do not have x-rays but it had invaded the coffin bone significantly. After surgery... Things progress nicely and according to the way the vet expected them to go... Six months post op... After this setting the owner insisted on making him barefoot. There reasoning behind it was that "when he won the world he was barefoot". After warning her that he probably won't be able to handle being barefoot I pulled the shoes. Low and behold he was "off". He has since been put back into shoes with side clips and a pour in pad on the left front, the foot that had the karatoma removed. I was under the impression that he was going well like that. He is a pasture ornament and not ridden at all. The owner lives out of state and therefor he is just a pasture pet now. However the owner tells me today that after I left last time he was sore. News to me, i reset him three weeks ago and never heard that anything was amiss. Sorry I do not have more recent pictures as I thought he was doing well and I haven't been documenting lately. How often do you guys see horses with that much of an invasive surgery return to use? How many of them are able to be barefoot again? Besides the shoes, clips, and pour in pads what would you try to make him sound? I will try to get some pics this week if they will let me. Heck at this point I might be banned from the place who knows.