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  1. Thanks so much for the replies and suggestions. ...

    Thanks so much for the replies and suggestions. He gets 10 lbs of feed a day, and I have about 10-12 lbs left of the SC Perform. I decided to switch to the SC Senior and will introduce it as...
  2. Help, Please, Switching Feeds At Short Notice

    Trying to make a long story short, my local feed store has once again received the weekly shipment that does NOT have the the promised Safe Choice Perform that I am feeding my hard-keeper TB. I now...
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    I did not have any luck with Osphos, but with a...

    I did not have any luck with Osphos, but with a navicular bone spur it was essentially just a last ditch effort to make my guy sound enough to ride. It was easy to administer, and I know others have...
  4. Thread: Osphos

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    My horse was sound for two rides, five weeks...

    My horse was sound for two rides, five weeks after Osphos treatment, then reverted to his former level of lameness. Though I'm sure different situations get different results. The injections were...
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    Yes, same here. The aluminum open back wedge w/...

    Yes, same here. The aluminum open back wedge w/ Equipak did not work. I will check into the Epona shoes too, but my boy is now retired and living the pasture life of Riley. His new buddy gets all...
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    Good to hear from everyone. I have a brand new...

    Good to hear from everyone. I have a brand new TB from New Vocations, and he needs to put on a few pounds, so I'm using some pelleted feeds, Enrich Plus and Amplify. I'm looking into Ultium, which...
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    Thanks. I'm making and packing all my own food...

    Thanks. I'm making and packing all my own food now and bringing it to the barn when I plan to be there for very long. Just need to be careful that no gluten molecules enter the digestive system. I...
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    Celiac Diagnosis and Handling Feed

    I am three weeks post celiac disease diagnosis, and the learning curve has been steep. We're talking separate toasters, cooking utensils, not to mention separate diets. Just today I realized that...
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    I am still reeling, in a good way, from...

    I am still reeling, in a good way, from discovering the reason I have never had a bra that fit until now. I did not know there was such a thing as my size, because it was not sold in any of the...
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    Osphos Results Update

    An update for anyone interested. The Osphos administration went smoothly, with no side-effects. I camped out at the barn and watched closely, and he was fine.

    That was eight weeks ago, and we...
  11. How about a neck-high-when-mounted strand of thin...

    How about a neck-high-when-mounted strand of thin wire stretching across between two ancient light poles on one end of an arena after the arena fence had been torn down months ago? Can you spell...
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    Glad no one here had Barrett's Esophagus, or...

    Glad no one here had Barrett's Esophagus, or worse. Hoping that's actually a rare thing, especially with so few risk factors. And hoping that maybe it is h pylori and gone after a round of...
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    It is very helpful to hear others tell their...

    It is very helpful to hear others tell their stories. The only risk factor I have is older age (62, and still riding strong). Looking back I'm pretty sure it's been going on for quite a few years,...
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    Silent Acid Reflux, Now Loud--Endoscopy

    Not to go into excruciating detail but small indications, which I did not think significant at the time, indicate that I have had silent acid reflux for years. I'm now on Prilosec and...
  15. Thread: Leather Care

    by mojo7777
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    I'll use Kirk's Castile to clean if the leather...

    I'll use Kirk's Castile to clean if the leather is dirty. Then, if the leather is dry, I use pure neatsfoot oil and allow it to sink in. As a final step, I use a slick of glycerine bar (love...
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    Open Heel vs Eggbar shoes for Navicular

    Trying to make a very long story short here. My horse, who has a bone spur on the navicular, has been in three degree wedge pads, with regular open heel shoes, for some months with little...
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    I love these. A little pricey but well worth it!...

    I love these. A little pricey but well worth it!

    http://www.seamsright.com/saddle_pads.htm
  18. Staying hydrated is key. If it's really bad try...

    Staying hydrated is key. If it's really bad try ice chips only until you can tolerate something more. Weak ginger tea helps too. Hope you feel better soon. Stomach viruses are the worst.
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    Thanks for the responses. One of the reasons for...

    Thanks for the responses. One of the reasons for my nerves is that the shots will be given by the BO, with the vet not in attendance. The prescribing vet is two and a half hours north, though there...
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    Osphos Side Effects

    I've finally made the decision to give my navicular horse Osphos, but I'm nervous about the potential side effect of colic in the hours after it is injected. For those with experience giving Osphos,...
  21. I fixed this problem once by cantering along a...

    I fixed this problem once by cantering along a hillside, perpendicular to the slope, with the right side on the downside, so that my horse had to use her right lead to avoid falling down. It only...
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    I'm quick to treat before I get to the scab...

    I'm quick to treat before I get to the scab stage, but I have great results with Gold Bond Powder followed by a layer of Desitin.
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    I found a new Collegiate Alumni for $600 and...

    I found a new Collegiate Alumni for $600 and added a Thinline Trifecta pad with wither shims. This has served very well for several years, horse is happy and I have no desire for anything fancier.
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    I'm so excited to join this international group. ...

    I'm so excited to join this international group. When the rain stops, I will get out and take a pic of my favorite Iowa 'through the ears' view--coming out of the woods on top of a hill with a vista...
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    I am right there with you and thinking the same...

    I am right there with you and thinking the same thoughts. More and more I just want to go out and ride on the buckle on my wonderful horse. I've put the work in to make him the solid citizen he is...
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