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  1. thanks all! vet said greasy ointment and no...

    thanks all! vet said greasy ointment and no wrapping anymore. of course temps went up so the issue is moot at least until tonight ;)
  2. yea, she's in NJ, our windchill last night was in...

    yea, she's in NJ, our windchill last night was in single digits. i'll keep it wrapped. vet wants to see a photo.
  3. missing hair on leg -- do i need to be concerned about potential frostbite?

    my mare had a cut on her front leg. it was actually a series of small cuts. it's almost healed now but the hair in that area came out leaving the skin fully exposed. so i'm looking at this "new"...
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    so endurance riders are horse starving cheaters? ...

    so endurance riders are horse starving cheaters?

    ok then...
  5. scruffy the cat

    you're right about the soybeans. i know the purina makes hydrolyzed protein food based on veggie protein. wish they'd put it into a form that the dogs can chew for a while.
  6. my dog is allergic to peanut butter (we didnt'...

    my dog is allergic to peanut butter (we didnt' test, we just watched her scratch ferociously after ingesting it on multiple occasions).

    she's on a rabbit/potato diet whcih is why i mentioned...
  7. anyone know of hypoallergenic chews for dogs?

    she's on a restricted hypoallergenic diet. we give her Purina hypoallergenic treats but i would like to be able to occasionally give her something to chew on.

    anyone find any hypoallergenic...
  8. just found something that may be helpful and...

    just found something that may be helpful and explain what hte vet meant:

    "...the term "macula" which has another meaning in veterinary opthamology: "a corneal opacity".
  9. hoping...

    but for what it's worth, i think that loss of sight in an aging horses is not that unusual. my 24 year old mare has had some eyesight loss. it's obvious that it takes her eyes longer to adjust coming...
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    thanks all! this time i ordered from valley vet...

    thanks all! this time i ordered from valley vet with free shipping. kv vet wants to charge $20 for 2nd day air b/c they feel it requires temperature control which ends up being over $100 total :(
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    no, vet didn't mention that. i'll check into it.

    no, vet didn't mention that. i'll check into it.
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    cheap source for cyclosporine?

    so far i narrowed it down to valley vet and kv vet supply ($94 and $89 respectively with kv charging shipping). does anyone know of any source that has a better price (looking for 100 mg capsules)?
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    in my opinion shockwave is a great analgesic but...

    in my opinion shockwave is a great analgesic but i didn't see any improved healing from it. i wouldn't waste my $ on it again for a suspensory lesion.
    definitely do a slow rehab. once we got...
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    what results do you expect to see? my mare still...

    what results do you expect to see? my mare still takes a loong time to shed out in the spring (i clip her). but last year when she had a bad bout of scratches that we just couldn't get under control,...
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    what kind of surgery? i've done tendon slicing...

    what kind of surgery?
    i've done tendon slicing with plasma injection for one leg (my mare has had bilateral suspensory injuries). if i had a younger horse that reinjured i'd do it again. that...
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    pulse only in one leg is more likely an...

    pulse only in one leg is more likely an indication of abscess, however, my mare's laminitic episodes are always first noticeable in her right hoof. i can't explain why. could he have a sole bruise?...
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    roxyllsk i hate to say it but it made me feel...

    roxyllsk
    i hate to say it but it made me feel better when i read that your mare got upset hacking around the property right after the move. it kind of reaffirmed for me that maybe it's just a...
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    i know. my mare is also a trail pro. we competed...

    i know. my mare is also a trail pro. we competed at distance riding before her injuries. i can usually take her any place and she's fine. but somehow that's different from moving barns. i also...
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    sounds like you know exactly what you need to do...

    sounds like you know exactly what you need to do to make it least stressful so all i'm going to say is that i sympathize. i just recently moved my 23 year old mare from a barn we were at for 5 years....
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    SonnysMom Good point! Didn't even consider...

    SonnysMom

    Good point!
    Didn't even consider it.
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    silver fly sheets - are they really cooler?

    for the first time in my life i'm considering purchase of a fly sheet and it comes in 3 colors - stark white, off white (kind of tea color), or silver. i get that the silver is supposed to reflect...
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    mares squirting urine - behavioral question

    neither mare shows any signs of estrus, however, when they are brought close they both squirt urine. they don't squirt urine at any other horses at teh barn.

    i did read somewhere that the...
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    i use halter fuzzies on the muzzle straps. my...

    i use halter fuzzies on the muzzle straps. my mare does usually develop a callous on the tip of her lip/nose by the end of the summer but then it goes away once we put the muzzle away for the...
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    causes of black tongue?

    couple (not all) horses at the barn recently developed black tongues. i tried googling causes but can't find anything firm. fungus on grass or clover?
    anyone else in the North East dealing with it?...
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    saw this on amazon: ...

    saw this on amazon:

    http://www.amazon.com/Shires-Equestrian-Greenguard-Grazing-Muzzle/dp/B00BJN3M48
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