"Something wasn't right, and he wasn't getting better. I called and got a second opinion and ended up at CSU
," Corsentino said. In March, the 30-inch-tall, 150-pound horse was fitted with an artificial hoof with a foam liner and bike-tire treads at CSU
's James L. Shine
's new hoof was made by OrthoPets, a Westminster maker of animal prosthetics. After an attack that left Shine
, a miniature horse, with a mangled leg and hoof, veterinarians at Colorado State University
fixed him up to run on rubber.