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    May. 23, 2016, 10:02 PM
    JB replied to a thread Daily Wormers ?? in Horse Care
    The 12 weeks is based on timing it 4 weeks from the "good for" time period of the chemical used. For ivermectin, that period is 8 weeks, so adding...
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    May. 23, 2016, 09:58 PM
    JB replied to a thread Sedating For Farrier Work in Horse Care
    Brilliant. Or maybe the vet knows another vet who is decent enough/better than s/he who would be willing to come do a basic trim to give you some...
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    May. 23, 2016, 05:42 PM
    JB replied to a thread Daily Wormers ?? in Horse Care
    For the most part, a given horse's ability to handle parasites is all on him, over his environment. Exceptions to that are situations where he...
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    May. 23, 2016, 05:35 PM
    Yes, try just some Vit E oil to soothe the skin, or even some zinc oxide to soothe and protect from the sun. It will grow back. This is why you...
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    May. 23, 2016, 05:18 PM
    JB replied to a thread Sedating For Farrier Work in Horse Care
    She said: She can't find a farrier right now, but the vet is already coming Wed (and that's good, he needs at least some minimal health...
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    May. 22, 2016, 08:50 PM
    JB replied to a thread Sedating For Farrier Work in Horse Care
    Definitely a question for the vet. Definitely NO ace for this. Probably the best you're going to be able to do without the vet there is oral...
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    May. 22, 2016, 08:46 PM
    JB replied to a thread Daily Wormers ?? in Horse Care
    Catalogs just want to sell. I haven't seen one that shows any notion of educating, if they even are aware :( Have you done a FEC? Teeth? Hind...
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    May. 22, 2016, 06:06 PM
    i would still get blood pulled to test for tick-borne diseases. Anaplasmosis is definitely in play. How long since the last banamine, and how...
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    May. 22, 2016, 06:03 PM
    I would: 1. Do the Durasole religiously for a while 2. Take a mounting block/stool and hand walk on the surface he's not comfortable on I...
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    May. 22, 2016, 05:57 PM
    JB replied to a thread Daily Wormers ?? in Horse Care
    Unless you have tried everything else under the sun to keep worm loads down, then nope. The resistance issue is real, and you still have to use...
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    May. 22, 2016, 05:52 PM
    I'm assuming the low starch/higher fat diet is related to being a draft (mix), so likely PSSM is in play. If you can't get the hay tested to see...
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    May. 22, 2016, 05:41 PM
    JB replied to a thread Sudden High Fever in Horse Care
    Poor girl! Is she pooping normally now at least? Temp under control? I wish it was just anaplasmosis :( Bummer that it's Lyme that high too.
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    May. 18, 2016, 07:18 PM
    Now is a good time for a FEC. At 3 his immune system is still ramping up and may not be in full control of parasite control. What have you dewormed...
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    May. 17, 2016, 08:37 PM
    JB replied to a thread Used Arena Drags??? in Around The Farm
    I actually still don't have anything new :lol: I've thought about that attachment/lift. My issue at this point is I think I need something that...
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    May. 17, 2016, 07:55 PM
    JB replied to a thread Question About Shoeing.. in Horse Care
    It's not that I don't want to help. I desperately want Jasper to get better. But this has gone beyond any more advice I can offer. You know how...
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    May. 17, 2016, 02:40 PM
    JB replied to a thread Sudden High Fever in Horse Care
    Hydration is important with that fever. I used alfalfa pellet soup - 1-2c pellets per gallon of water, give or take. He loved that. His temp...
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    May. 17, 2016, 09:55 AM
    JB replied to a thread Grass Glands - management? in Horse Care
    Swollen parotid glands due to allergies. Early-mid May is high allergy season in many areas - pine trees, honeysuckle, wild roses, and more. You...
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    May. 17, 2016, 09:50 AM
    Another here who thinks he sounds just perfect. If his muscling is on par with his turnout, he's shiny and energetic, then all is pretty good. ...
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    May. 17, 2016, 09:47 AM
    magnesium secretion http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17472456 (as a result of hypercalcemia) ...
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    May. 17, 2016, 09:13 AM
    JB replied to a thread Sudden High Fever in Horse Care
    Add me to the crowd of anaplasmosis - just had this last Nov with a 107* fever :eek: Icing is due to the fever, not they doxy. If his temp is...
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    May. 16, 2016, 10:10 PM
    JB replied to a thread Greenguard Grazing Muzzle? in Horse Care
    Wow! I couldn't even get it ON my big horse LOL
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    May. 16, 2016, 10:02 PM
    To genericize (yes, that is my word :D ) what Ryle said: You want to wait at least 4 weeks after the "good for" duration of whatever chemical you...
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    May. 16, 2016, 09:37 PM
    JB replied to a thread Pintaloosa? in Sport Horse Breeding
    You are correct - couldn't be registered with either if parents are cross-registry like this.
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    May. 15, 2016, 09:42 PM
    Eqvalan Gold IS Zimecterin Gold in the Canadian label. It has the same issues as ZG does. It has nothing to do with the active ingredients...
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    May. 14, 2016, 10:23 PM
    JB replied to a thread Pintaloosa? in Sport Horse Breeding
    There is no "paint gene". If by that you mean she's not a Tobiano, then you're safe in that area. However, Frame can hide very easily, so if you...
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    May. 14, 2016, 10:19 PM
    If a horse is iffy for black, it's pretty safe, as far as what is currently known or thought about brown, so say if the result is not aa, then the...
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    May. 14, 2016, 10:12 PM
    ^^ that x 100. Don't alter the way of going, as that will just increase the stress on the leg. Trying to force a leg to stay straight, when...
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    May. 14, 2016, 09:57 PM
    JB replied to a thread Greenguard Grazing Muzzle? in Horse Care
    As well, mine don't go looking for ways to get these off, which was usually the cause of the normal models being broken.
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    May. 14, 2016, 09:56 PM
    JB replied to a thread Greenguard Grazing Muzzle? in Horse Care
    Agree, the price is sort of ridiculous TBH. I did buy them full price (well, the "discounted" price of $119) from Amazon (I think full retail is...
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    May. 14, 2016, 05:04 PM
    JB replied to a thread Greenguard Grazing Muzzle? in Horse Care
    Love and more love, and I've tried a LOT of brands of the regular variety. I can't speak to the Breathe Easy model (is that Tough One?) as the...
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